Smith and Nephew Hypafix Dressing Retention Sheet 2" x 10 yard (4209) is a comfortable, nonwoven dressing retention tape that stretches for easy application and patient comfort. Hypafix is waterresistant with a non-irritating adhesive that acts as an excellent secondary dressing for gauze, foams, gels, etc. Hypafix secures dressings, tubes, catheters and instruments quickly and easily and even in hard-to-tape areas. Sold by 1 roll per box.
HYPAFIX is an adhesive, non-woven fabric for dressing retention.
- Combines security with comfort
- Highly conformable
- Provides reliable fixation for catheters and drainage tubes
- Allows joints to be dressed without constraining movement
- Retention of post-operative wound dressings
- Retaining gauze and absorbent pads
- To secure catheters and drainage tubes
Usual Allowable Amount: Based on frequency of change of wound cover; up to 2 units (36 sq. in.) per dressing change when wound cover is 16 sq. in. or less; up to 3 units (54 sq. in.) per dressing change when wound cover is 16 to 48 sq. in; up to 4 units (72 sq. in.) per dressing change when wound cover is greater than 48 sq. in.
Note: a unit is based on 1-in. wide tape
Specific Coverage Criteria: Covered when needed to hold on a wound cover, elastic roll gauze or non-elastic roll gauze; is not required when a wound cover with an adhesive border is used.