Iodosorb® absorbs wound drainage and decreases the bacteria in the wound.
Iodosorb® comes as a gel or pad (Iodoflex®).
Wound Care Instructions:
Wash wound with soap and water.
Apply 1/8” Iodosorb® gel or Iodoflex® pad onto the wound bed.
Cover the wound with dry gauze.
Change the dressing and gel or pad every 3 days or when the gel turns from brownish/orange to yellow/gray.
Signs and Symptoms of Infection:
Please call the Burn and Wound Clinic if you have any of these signs or symptoms:
- Increased redness (over 1 inch in width) and swelling
- Foul smelling drainage or pus from the skin graft.
- Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, nausea or vomiting, muscle aches).
- Increased pain.
For questions or concerns at (608)263-7502.
For questions Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM Please call the General Surgery and Burn Clinic at (608)263-7502.
If you have urgent questions or needs after hours or on weekends, call the Burn Unit Nurses at (608)263-1490 or call (608)262-2122 and ask to have the Burn resident paged.
If you have non urgent questions or needs after hours or on weekends, please leave a message for the General Surgery triage nurse at (608)890-9542.
If you live out of the area, call 1-800-323-8942.
The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.
Last Updated: 06/13/2013
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