This medical equipment performance. These non-sterile gauze sponges can be used for general wound care, dressings, prepping, wound packing, and debriding wounds.
Usages of Gauze Sponges
It is used in a number of different applications and are great for general cleaning, dressings, prepping, packing and debriding wounds. It can also be used as a temporary absorbent dressing over wounds. You would want to use gauze for cushioning or packing a wound, helping to heal the tissue from the inside out. The difference between these items are that gauze pads come with one per pack, while gauze sponges come with two or more per pack.
Gauze is a type of thin medical fabric with a loose open weave used in wound care. Both gauze pads and sponges are made of 100% cotton. They wick vertically to draw exudates out of wounds and are stronger than other types of dressings due to their longer fibers. Our gauze is offered in both sterile and non-sterile forms. For open wounds it is recommended to use sterile gauze only.
Dentists and dental surgeons use this to control moisture in a patient’s mouth during dental treatments. Gauze sponges are useful in almost every procedure, from regular cleanings to complex surgeries. Shaped to fit inside a patient’s cheek, these absorbent sponges absorb saliva and blood to keep the work site dry.
Gauze sponges can also be used outside the mouth for dressing, preparing and cleaning wounds and surgical sites, as well as for cleaning and disinfecting instruments and wiping down surfaces.
While strength, absorption and versatility save time, increase efficiency and minimize the number of sponges you use, selecting a sponge that provides softness, low linting and low adhesion to wounds is critical to patient comfort and healing.
Sterile compounded medications are intended to be used as injections, infusions, or application to the eye. Non-sterile medications include the production of solutions, suspensions, ointments, creams, powders, suppositories, capsules, and tablets