- - Full and Partial thickness wounds
- Pressure ulcers (Stage I, II, III, IV)
- Diabetic ulcers
- Venous ulcers (also known as Venous stasis ulcers)
- Donor and graft sites
- First and second degree burns
- Skin tears
- Surgical wounds
- Tube sites
- Dermatologic disorders
Healthcare Professionals have also found dressings effective on:
- Chronic and acute wounds
- Venous dermatitis1
- Trauma wounds2,3,4
- Pediatric wounds5
- Infected wounds6
- Road rash7
- Bruises and abrasions7,8
Read the Clinical Research.
PolyMem Delivers All the Benefits
- Leverages innovative formulation of dressing material
- Creates an optimal moist wound healing environment
- Streamlines the process of managing wounds
- Time-effective, saves caregivers time
- Cost-effective, reduces materials
- Drug-free pain relief
- Helps to reduce wound-related pain, inflammation, bruising and edema by inhibiting the response of certain nerves (nociceptors) that create these responses at and around acute and chronic wounds.
- Non-adherent pad helps to reduce procedure-related wound pain associated with dressing changes.
- Helps reduce odor
Read more about The Benefits of PolyMem's Wound Dressings.
1 Harrison J. Persistent Multiple Venous Dermatitis Ulcerations Closed Completely Using PolyMem Wic Silver and PolyMem QuadraFoam Dressings Under Compression. MKL-279, REV-3, 0808.
2 Benskin L. Crush injury treated with PolyMem Max dressings until complete wound closure. 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies . Poster #PW368. June 4 - 8, 2008. Toronto, Ontario Canada. MKL284, Rev-1, 0508.
3 Benskin L. Trauma! PolyMem dressings to the rescue. 20th Annual Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC). Poster #34. April 28 - May 1, 2007. Tampa, FL USA.
4 Harrison J. Acute Trauma Wounds: PolyMem dressings to the rescue. 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies. Poster #PW246. June 4 - 8, 2008. Toronto, Ontario Canada.
5 Benskin L. Excellent healing of pediatric wounds using PolyMem dressings. 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies. Poster #PF240. June 4 - 8, 2008 . Toronto, Ontario Canada.
6 Benskin L. Infected acute wounds close rapidly using PolyMem Wic cavity filler or Standard Pink or Silver PolyMem dressings. 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies . Poster #PW318. June 4 - 8, 2008. Toronto, Ontario Canada.
7 Sessions R. Athlete attributes decreased inflammation and stunning healing to PolyMem QuadraFoam dressings. National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA). June 28-30, 2007. Anaheim, CA USA.
8 Sessions R. Examining the Evidence for a Drug-Free Dressing's ability to decrease wound pain. 23rd Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care. Poster #134. October 26 - 30, 2008 . Las Vegas, NV USA.
Agathangelou C. Huge Sacral Pressure Ulcer Closed in Four Months Using PolyMem Silver and PolyMem Wic Silver Dressings. 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies. #PF449. June 4-8, 2008. Toronto, Ontario Canada. MKL-347.
Beitz AJ, Newman A, Kahn AR, Ruggles T, Eikmejer L. A Polymeric Membrane Dressing With Antinociceptive Properties: Analysis With a Rodent Model of Stab Wound Secondary Hyperalgesia; The Journal of Pain, February, 2004;5(1):38-47
Bolhuis J. Evidence-based Skin Tear Protocol Yields Phenomenal Results. WOCN 40th Annual Conference. Poster #2403. June 21-25, 2008. Orlando, FL USA. MKL-295.
Foresman PA, Ethridge CA, Rodeheaver G. A wound healing evaluation on partial-thickness rat wounds. Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care. 1991 Annual Meeting. Poster Presentation. Health Management Publication
Harrison J. PolyMem Wic QuadraFoam cavity filler under compression: venous ulcer closed with only four dressing changes. 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies. Poster #PW358. June 4-8, 2008. Toronto, Ontario Canada. MKL-280.
Healthcare Provider case reports of experience with PolyMem wound dressing products. (261 cases), MKL-034.
Kim YJ, Lee SW, Hong SH. The effects of PolyMem on the wound healing. J Korean Soc Plast Reconstr Surg 1999;109:1165-72.
Lee RC, River LP, Pan FS, Je L, Wollmann RL. Surfactant-induced sealing of electropermeabilized skeletal muscle membranes in vivo. Proc Nar Acad Sci USA 1992;89(10):4524-8.
Stamps J. Pain and slough from deep trauma wound reduced dramatically, healing brick using polymeric membrane cavity filler and dressings. 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies. Poster #PF419. June 4-8, 2008. Toronto, Ontario Canada.
Thurs C. Chronic venous leg ulcer closed in only seven dressing changes using PolyMem Silver Dressings. The WOCN Society's 39th Annual Conference. Poster #1240. June 10-13, 2007. Salt Lake City, UT USA. MKL-283.
Wilson D. Skin tear healing improved through the use of polymeric membrane dressings. 3rd Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies. Poster #PW163. June 4-8, 2008. Toronto, Ontario Canada. MKL-243.