Tegaderm

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Tegaderm (brand name) is a dressing consisting of a thin transparent polyurethane membrane, coated on one side with an acrylic adhesive. Tegaderm is semi-permeable, meaning that while microbes are excluded, air and moisture may pass freely through it. It is generally used to treat minor wounds, injuries and burns.

Tegaderm is frequently used in instances where an occlusive covering is needed, such as the application of EMLA cream.

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