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Is PICO 7 Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) the appropriate option?

Consideration 1: Is the patient high-risk for complications?1

Does patient have BMI 35 or over?

closed wound (hernia) with and without PICO

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The PICO System

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Does patient have two or more high-risk factors?

  • High BMI
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Blood or hematological disorder
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Multiple Caesarean births
  • Pre-existing skin problems that will impact healing
  • History of wound or healing problems
  • Emergent/urgent Caesarean births
   

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Standard dressing

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The PICO System

Consideration 2: Which PICO 7 Dressing size best fits the incision?

DressingDressing size2x dressing kit*1x dressing kit**Fluid management packs***
10cm x 20cm 66022002 66022012 66022022
10cm x 30cm 66022003 66022013 66022023
10cm x 40cm 66022004 66022014 66022024
15cm x 15cm 66022005 66022015 66022025
15cm x 20cm 66022006 66022016 66022026
15cm x 30cm 66022007 66022017 66022027
20cm x 20cm 66022008 66022018 66022028
25cm x 25cm 66022009 66022019 66022029
Multisite small
15cm x 20cm
66022000 66022010 66022020
 Multisite large
20cm x 25cm
66022001 66022011 66022021
 References
  1. Harris J, Hickson E. Using a multi-faceted active change process and infection prevention to reduce post-op C-section infections. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care; Las Vegas, NV, 20-23 October 2012.