Eclypse Adherent Sacral

Super absorbent sacral dressing

Eclypse Adherent Sacral

Product Description

Eclypse Adherent Sacral is a super absorbent wound exudate management dressing for the sacral area with a Silfix soft silicone wound contact layer. Eclypse Adherent Sacral will only adhere to dry skin surrounding the wound and can be easily lifted for adjustment without losing its adherent properties.

The dressing has a rapid wicking face combined with the highly absorbent moisture locking system. The absorbent layer provides a large capacity with rapid fluid uptake uptake forming a gel on contact with exudate. The backing is a water resistant barrier film to prevent strike-through with a high moisture vapour transfer rate prolonging wear ability.

Use

Apply to wound (white silicone face down, beige side up) allowing a minimum of a 2cm border overlap around the wound area. Do not cut Eclypse Adherent Sacral.

Eclypse Adherent Sacral must be changed before dressing reaches capacity but depending on wound exudate levels, may be left in place for up to seven days.

Top tip
Apply dressing in two stages; Fold in half to gain a crease down the centre, then ensure first half of dressing is sealed to skin prior to second half of dressing being exposed, to ensure good seal. This application method also reduces risk of unwanted folds and wrinkling of dressing.

Eclypse Adherent Sacral is ideally shaped for placing on hips, underarms or breast areas as well as the sacral area.

Use

Apply to wound (white silicone face down, beige side up) allowing a minimum of a 2cm border overlap around the wound area. Do not cut Eclypse Adherent Sacral.

Eclypse Adherent Sacral must be changed before dressing reaches capacity but depending on wound exudate levels, may be left in place for up to seven days.

Top tip
Apply dressing in two stages; Fold in half to gain a crease down the centre, then ensure first half of dressing is sealed to skin prior to second half of dressing being exposed, to ensure good seal. This application method also reduces risk of unwanted folds and wrinkling of dressing.

Eclypse Adherent Sacral is ideally shaped for placing on hips, underarms or breast areas as well as the sacral area.

Indications

For all exuding wounds on the sacral area, for example pressure ulcers

Contra-indications

Do not use Eclypse Adherent Sacral on arterial bleeds and heavily bleeding wounds. Do not cut Eclypse Adherent Sacral and do not use if allergic to silicone.

Ordering

Product Size Stock Code Pack Size HCPCS Code
Eclypse Adherent Sacral
6.6in x 7.4inCR398510A6197
Eclypse Adherent Sacral
8.7in x 9.1inCR398610A6198

Literature

Clinical evidence
There are no external resouces at this time.

FAQ

1. Are there any contra-indications for Eclypse dressings?
We do not advise use of Eclypse super absorbent dressings on arterial bleeds or heavily bleeding wounds. The wicking action and absorption of the dressing will absorb the blood making it difficult to assess the amount of blood loss.
2. Can Eclypse be cut?
All Eclypse dressings cannot be cut, the edges are sealed, cutting would lead to shedding of the internal fibres, which could lead to potential foreign body reactions in the wound.
3. Can Eclypse be used as both a primary, and secondary wound contact layer?
Eclypse Adherent® can be used on all wound types as either a primary or secondary dressing due to its unique soft silicone contact layer, which prevents adherence to the wound bed. On wounds with broken tissue it may be necessary to use an additional primary contact layer with Eclypse® for example Silflex®. Eclypse® can be used as a primary contact layer where the skin is in tact.
4. Can Eclypse be used under compression?
Yes Eclypse can be used under compression. In respect of use under compression, Eclypse in its dry state is a very flat dressing and will not adversely affect compression values.
5. Do you get strike-through with Eclypse?
The backing is a water resistant barrier film to prevent strike-through with a high moisture vapour transfer rate prolonging wear ability.
6. Does Eclypse cause maceration?
The dressing has a rapid wicking face combined with the highly absorbent moisture locking system. The absorbent layer provides a large capacity with rapid fluid uptake ensuring the exudate is drawn away from the wound bed and surrounding tissue, preventing maceration.
7. How do we know when to change Eclypse?
Eclypse can be left in place for up to 7 days but will need to be changed more frequently depending on the level of exudate. Once saturated the dressing may become heavy and sag these are all signs that the Eclypse needs to be renewed.
8. How long can you leave Eclypse on for?
Wear time will depend on the level of exudate, daily changes may be required, but Eclypse can be left in place for up to 7 days. Because of the excellent fluid handling capability of the dressing, it may become heavy and cause sagging when saturated. Once the crystals are swollen and full of exudate they may cause pressure on the wound bed making it necessary to change Eclypse.
9. How much fluid does Eclypse hold?
The Eclypse dressings will rapidly absorb fluid with a capacity for 6000gms/sq meter. This volume can be absorbed and retained within the dressing in a period of 5 minutes.
10. How should I choose between the regular Eclypse and the adherent one?
Eclypse Adherent is the dressing of choice, when skin is fragile or when any adherence would lead to trauma or pain.
11. What should I use to secure Eclypse?
Eclypse® should be secured with the appropriate bandage system, 
i.e tubular or compression. The Eclypse Adherent® dressings are self 
adherent due to the soft silicone contact layer, although additional 
securing can be used as mentioned above.