Note From Midtown Health's Customer Service Department:
It is important to always contact your physician and or wound specialist before starting any wound care therapy.
Additional Product Information as Provided by the Manufacturer:
Tubifast 2-Way-Stretch can be used as a dressing retention and skin covering for any part of the body. It can also be used for patch wrapping and as an undercast stockinette.
Benefits of Tubifast:
- Tubifast holds dressings securely, without constriction or compression
- The light elasticity allows patients complete freedom of movement
- Tubular presentation -- no requirement for pins or tape
- Quick reference color coding
- Wide range of sizes to fit everything from small limbs to large adult trunks
- Quick and easy to use
- Light elasticity promotes freedom of movement for the patient
- Holds dressings in place on difficult areas of the body
How Tubifast 2-Way Stretch Works:
Tubifast 2-Way Stretch is the worldÍs first and only lightweight elasticated tubular bandage with radial and longitudinal stretch. It is manufactured from viscose with very fine elastane threads knitted into the fabric radially and longitudinally to provide light elasticity.
The Tubifast 2-Way Stretch holds dressings securely, without constriction or compression.
Its light elasticity allows patients complete freedom of movement. The light, open weave fabric allows air to circulate over the skin, helping to avoid maceration.
Tubifast 2-Way Stretch is available in a range of five widths, designed to fit snugly over all limbs, no matter what the size or shape. Each size is identified by a color coded line knitted into the bandage. ItÍs quick and easy to use: cut to size and stretch over the dressing for an even, non-constrictive fit.
Because of its tubular construction, Tubifast 2-Way Stretch is particularly suitable for holding dressings in place on difficult areas such as stumps of amputee patients. No pins or tapes are necessary to retain Tubifast 2-Way Stretch.
Areas of Use:
Tubifast may be used for dressing retention and skin covering for any part of the body. It can also be used for patch wrapping and as an undercast stockinette.
Use as secondary dressing over other Molnlycke dressings such as Mepilex®, Mepilex® Ag, Mepilex® Lite, Mepitel®, Mepilex® Transfer, and Mepilex® Heel.
Fiber Content: Viscone, Elastane and Polyamide
- Handwash Only
- Do Not Bleach
- Do Not Dryclean
- Set Dryer at Low Heat
- Iron Using Low Temperature Settings.
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While we cannot administer medical advice, our Customer Service Team members are available to assist you with the ordering of Tubifast or any of your medical supplies. Our toll-free number is 1-866-774-9513 Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm CST (7:00 am to 3:00 pm PST / 10:00 am to 6:00 pm EST). If you prefer to correspond by email, our address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tubifast is available in five different sizes identified as Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Purple. Upon the advice of your physician, use it to secure dressings such as gauze rolls, gauze sponges, or over other Molnlycke dressings such as Mepilex®, Mepilex® Ag, Mepilex® Lite, Mepitel®, Mepilex® Transfer, and Mepilex® Heel. All of these products are available in our Wound Care section.
Many of our customers have reported excellent results using Puracyn OTC (formerly named Microcyn OTC). Puracyn OTC is an innovative new approach to wound care promoting faster healing time. It is a non-irritating, pH-balanced wound cleanser for minor cuts, burns, irritations, and superficial abrasions of the skin.
After the wound has closed, proven scar treatments such as Cica-Care, Mepiform, or Kelo-Cote will improve the appearance of scars and prevent abnormal or excessive scar formation.