Tubifast Garments are quick and easy to apply and their two-way stretch construction ensures complete freedom of movement, so aiding compliance.
Comfortable to wear under nightwear and ordinary clothes, they also help to promote fully active days and restful nights.
Use Within Wrapping
Wet wrapping is a therapy used in the treatment of atopic eczema, and involves the use of an emollient under retention bandaging. An emollient (such as Epaderm which is designed for use in wet wrapping) is applied to the affected skin, which is then covered with a damp layer of Tubifast Garment. Working together, the emollient and the damp layer keep the skin hydrated and moist, and help reduce inflammation.
The damp Tubifast Garment also acts as a retaining layer, ensuring the emollient stays in contact with the skin.
The damp layer also cools and soothes the skin and helps to reduce the itch.
A second dry layer is then applied, which keeps the patient’s clothing dry and prevents further scratching from aggravating the skin and causing potential injury.
Dry wrapping is a similar process to wet wrapping. An emollient )such as Epaderm which is designed for use in dry wrapping, is applied to the affected skin, which is then covered with a single dry layer of Tubifast Garment.
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The Benefits of Garment
Ready-to-wear Tubifast Garments are the latest development from the leaders in dressing retention. Ideal for convenient, quick, and simple wet or dry wrapping, Tubifast Garments are suitable for use on children of six months and over. This particular vest is suitable for ages 11 to 14 years.
Available in full-sleeved vests
- Ideal for dressing retention, wet wrapping, and dry wrapping
- Complete freedom of movement, through the two-way stretch construction
- Flat seams to help prevent irritation of sensitive skin
- Comfortable to wear under nightwear and ordinary clothes, so helping to promote fully active days and restful nights
- A convenient, quick, and simple way to wet wrap, so aiding compliance
Can be machine washed at 60 degrees (if using Epaderm or a similar emollient. The hot wash removes the emollient from the garment.) Can be tumble dried on low heat setting. It is best to use a delicates bag when washing and drying.
Tubifast Garments and bandages are supposed to last for approximately 10-15 washes.
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