How do you apply Jelonet?

How do you apply Jelonet?

How do you apply Jelonet?

Jelonet can be cut to fit the wound size. Remove the opaque covering from the dressing and apply in a single layer over the wound bed. Overlap onto the surrounding skin can cause maceration. Multiple layering may cause the wound bed to become too wet.

When do you use Jelonet on a wound?

A Jelonet wound dressing is commonly used to dress minor burns and scalds, skin graft sites and other types of wounds that involve a loss of skin mainly because the gauze doesn’t stick to the wound, which can be very painful to remove during a dressing change.

Can you put Jelonet on an open wound?

JELONET is indicated as a primary wound contact layer in the treatment of minor burns and scalds, donor and recipient graft sites, skin loss wounds, lacerations, abrasions, leg ulcers.

How long should you use Jelonet?


  1. for effective wound healing, apply four layers of Jelonet.
  2. leave in situ for two to three days only.
  3. apply Bactroban (an antibacterial ointment) to the surfaces of minor burns first, then the Jelonet. This reduces the risk of Jelonet sticking to the wound and drying out.

How often should I change Jelonet dressing?

Depending on how healing is progressing, dressing changes thereafter should be every three to five days. If the Jelonet dressing has become adherent, it should be left in place to avoid damage to delicate healing epithelium.

How do you use Jelonet dressing on a burn?

Gently clean the wound and the surrounding skin. Step 2: Open foil sachet. Peel off protective backing paper to reveal JELONET. Step 3: Place JELONET onto wound, cover with a MELOLIN◊ pad and hold in place with a tape or bandage.

How often should Jelonet be changed?

Is Jelonet an antiseptic?

Description. Jelonet* is a soft paraffin dressing that is not medicated, making it ideal for use with topical antibiotics or antiseptics. It is soothing and low-adherent, and allows the wound to drain freely into an absorbent secondary dressing.

Does Jelonet help healing?

Uses for the JELONET Gauze Dressing Jelonet can act as a burn dressing, laceration wound dressing, skin loss wounds, skin abresions and dressing for leg ulcers. Also can be used for donor and recipient graft sites as it creates a moist healing environment to promote quick healing.

When do you use paraffin gauze dressing?

  1. Blisters.
  2. Cuts.
  3. Diabetic Foot Ulcers.
  4. Grazes.
  5. Minor Burns.
  6. Pressure Injuries.
  7. Scars.
  8. Skin Tears.

What is the purpose of Jelonet?

Is Jelonet good for blisters?

Small blisters (less than 6mm) should be left intact as they are not likely to burst, while those larger than 6mm should be deroofed and debrided as they are more likely to burst. Traditionally, silver sulfadiazine cream (Flamazine) and/or paraffin gauze dressings (Jelonet) were used on burns.

How do I apply jelonet?

To apply, cut Jelonet to size and place over the wound. A Melolin * pad or Primapore * dressing may be applied over the Jelonet to keep it in place. Jelonet should be changed daily.

What is the function of the jelonet?

JELONET◊ acts as a barrier between the wound and a secondary dressing such as MELOLIN◊ absorbent wound dressing or OPSITE◊ Post-op, allowing wound fluid to pass into the secondary dressing. 1. Wash hands before and after treating wound.

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