Kendall™ Foam

Kendall™ Foam

Kendall™ Foam dressing is an ultra-soft hydrophilic foam that protects and cushions wounds and is available as a foam island dressing, a non-adherent foam dressing and a foam non-adhesive with top sheet.

Key benefits

  • The small pores decrease the chance of tissue migration into the foam dressing
  • The top sheet material found on Kendall™ Foam dressing with top sheet and the island dressing allows moisture vapour transmission while preventing strike through
  • Available in a range of preparations to meet clinical requirements

Kendall™ Foam clinical studies

 

Author(s) Title Publication
Gabriolo, R. and Costi, C. Ultra soft foam dressing* usage in wound healing with venous etiology EWMA, 2008, poster View
Hansen Swaniker, Research Associate, R&D Wound Care Kendall Comparison of fluid handling and softness properties of three foam dressing Laboratory Evidence View
Kurz, P. Impact of ultra soft foams on patient’s quality of life EWMA, 2008, poster View
Meuleneire, F. First experiences of an ultra soft non-adherent foam dressing EWMA, 2008, poster View

 

Kendall™ Foam dressings are indicated for:

  • Post-surgical incisions
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Venous leg ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Donor sites
  • Abrasions and lacerations
  • Superficial burns
  • Other wounds inflicted by trauma
  • As a secondary dressing or cover dressing for packed wounds
  • Management of exudate that may occur at surgically induced body drainage sites such as a tracheostomy,
    G-tube, J-tube, Penrose drain, chest tube, nephrotomy tube or sump drain

PRECAUTIONS: Kendall™ Foam dressings are not intended for full thickness burns.

Applying Kendall™ Foam*

  1. Select the dressing which will provide a minimum of a 2 inch (5cm) foam margin around the edges of the wound
  2. If necessary, cut the dressing to size to ensure a smooth, continuous fit with the skin surface
  3. Kendall™ Foam dressings should be applied with the white side touching the dressing site or with top sheet up
  4. Place Kendall™ Foam dressing directly onto the wound surface and hold in place with an appropriate secondary dressing
  5. If using Kendall™ Foam Island dressings, no secondary dressing will be required
  6. The dressing may remain in situ for up to 7 days

 

*See product insert leaflet for full instructions for use.

Product Size Pieces per box Product code PIP code NHS code
Kendall Foam Island Dressing 10cm x 10cm 10 55544B 334-3126 ELA690
Kendall Foam Island Dressing 15cm x 15cm 10 55566B 334-3134 ELA691
Kendall  Foam Island Dressing 20cm x 20cm 10 55588B 334-3142 ELA692
Product Size Pieces per box Product code PIP code NHS code
Kendall  Foam Plus Dressing 5cm x 5cm 25 55522P 334-3043 ELA697
Kendall Foam Plus Dressing 7.5cm x 7.5cm 10 55533P 334-3050 ELA698
Kendall Foam Plus Dressing 8.5cm x 7.5cm

(fenestrated)

10 55535P 334-3159 ELA699
Kendall Foam Plus Dressing 10cm x 10cm 10 55544P 334-3068 ELA693
Kendall Foam Plus Dressing 10cm x 20cm 10 55548P 334-3076 ELA694
Kendall Foam Plus Dressing 15cm x 15cm 10 55566P 334-3092 ELA695
Kendall Foam Plus Dressing 20cm x 20cm 10 55588P 334-3100 ELA696
Product Size Pieces per box Product code PIP code NHS code
Kendall Foam Dressing 5cm x 5cm 25 55522 334-2821 ELA705
Kendall Foam Dressing 7.5cm x 7.5cm 10 55533 334-2839 ELA706
Kendall Foam Dressing 8.5cm x 7.5cm

(fenestrated)

10 55535 334-2987 ELA707
Kendall Foam Dressing 10cm x 10cm 10 55544 334-2847 ELA700
Kendall Foam Dressing 10cm x 20cm 10 55548 334-2854 ELA701
Kendall Foam Dressing 12.5cm x 12.5cm 10 55555 334-2862 ELA702
Kendall Foam Dressing 15cm x 15cm 10 55566 334-2896 ELA703
Kendall Foam Dressing 20cm x 20cm 10 55588 334-2920 ELA704