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Features

Smith & Nephew Skin-Prep Protective Barrier Wipes

  • Helps tape and film adhesion.
  • Fast and easy to use, only one coat is required, so less product is used per application.
  • Removes easily using skin cleanser or soap and water, so unsanitary residue isn't left in or around the wound area.
  • Applies easily, even on awkward areas such as elbows, knees, and heels. Moves naturally with patients' skin and won't crack or peel.
  • Allows skin to "breathe" so tapes and films adhere better.
  • May increase intervals between dressing changes.
  • Pediatrician tested

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Smith & Nephew Skin-Prep Protective Barrier Wipes

Skin-Prep Protective Barrier Wipes


Skin-Prep is a liquid film-forming dressing that forms a protective film to help reduce friction during removal of tapes and films.

Skin-Prep can also be used to prepare skin attachment sites for drainage tubes, external catheters, surrounding ostomy sites and adhesive dressings. Helps tape and film adhesion.

Skin Prep wipes are fast and easy to use, only one coat is required, so less product is used per application. Removes easily using skin cleanser or soap and water, so unsanitary residue isn’t left in or around the wound area.

Skin Prep applies easily, even on awkward areas and moves naturally with patients’ skin and won’t crack or peel. Best of all, the Skin Prep wipes allow your skin to "breathe" so tapes and films adhere better. The wipes may increase intervals between dressing changes. The Protective Dressing helps to increase the adhesion of tapes and wafers. The Skin Prep also protects fragile skin and reduces adhesive removal trauma.

Features & Benefits:

  • Helps tape and film adhesion.
  • Fast and easy to use, only one coat is required, so less product is used per application.
  • Removes easily using skin cleanser or soap and water, so unsanitary residue isn't left in or around the wound area.
  • Applies easily, even on awkward areas such as elbows, knees, and heels. Moves naturally with patients' skin and won't crack or peel.
  • Allows skin to "breathe" so tapes and films adhere better.
  • May increase intervals between dressing changes.
  • Pediatrician tested

Indications:

  • Apply as a coating to prepare the skin for adhesives.
  • Provides a protective interface that may reduce friction during the removal of tape.
  • For skin attachment sites: drainage tubes, external catheters, surrounding ostomy sites and other adhesive dressings.
  • For use in sensitive stoma areas as a skin protectant.
  • May reduce irritation from contact with body wastes and stoma fluid.
  • Forms a protective film on skin which may reduce exposure to urine and feces.

For OTC applications, please follow Directions and Instructions for Use provided by your physician, nurse or healthcare professional. If no instructions were provided, follow the directions below:

Step 1
Skin should be clean and dry prior to application of SKIN-PREP.

Step 2
Apply a uniform coating over entire area you wish to protect, i.e., around stoma, under dressing, catheter site, etc.

Step 3
SKIN-PREP will dry in approximately 30 seconds. If you miss an area that you intended to cover, wait until the original area of application has dried, then reapply to the missed area.

Step 4
For maximum protection, an optional second coating of SKIN-PREP may be applied and allowed to dry before covering area with dressing or other adhesive product.

Step 5
If SKIN-PREP is applied to an area with skin folds or other skin-to-skin contact, make sure that skin-contact areas are separated to allow the coating to thoroughly dry before returning to normal position.


Removal:
Step 1
The removal of adhesive products may also remove SKIN-PREP, so reapplication is necessary any time that adhesive products are changed.

Step 2
Removal of SKIN-PREP is not necessary before reapplication. Clean and dry the area and apply fresh SKIN-PREP as directed above.


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Skin-Prep Protective Barrier Wipes Reviews Summary

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Average Rating
95 reviews
91 out of 94 recommended this product to their friends
Top Pros

Easy Storage (39)
safe (38)
Lightweight (35)
Sturdy (15)
Effective (2)
Top Cons

none (3)
No cons (2)
Can sting slightly (1)
Very wet (1)
Not effective (1)
Top Best Uses

Following Surgery (16)
Elderly (14)
Emergency (3)
skin barrier (2)
Ostomy (1)
1-5 of 95 reviews
1 2 3
excellent

Pros:
Sturdy. Easy Storage. Lightweight.
Best Uses:
Elderly. Following Surgery.
Describe Yourself:
Fragile skin. sensitive skin. surgery patient . mother.

it works great

by rain from louisiana
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
1 out of 2 found this review helpful
this product works well for my pump site

Pros:
Easy Storage. Very easy to use.
Cons:
None.
Best Uses:
site for pump .
Describe Yourself:
Diabetic. Average Health. sensitive skin.

I use this product to prepare the site when I place the pump inset.Other products cause my skin to be very red and sore.

by Tuffy from Oklahoma City, Okla
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Keeps external catheters more secure

Pros:
Easy to use..
Best Uses:
Elderly.
Describe Yourself:
Average Health. Elderly. Father.

apply to penis shaft, let dry, roll on catheter. Much mare safety against leaks. Can be used daily.

by Shermy1 from Iowa
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Good, inexpensive option for skin prep

Pros:
Mess free. Works well. Inexpensive.
Best Uses:
Under tegaderm. Sensitive skin.
Describe Yourself:
Fragile skin. sensitive skin. surgery patient .

This is a great product if you need skin prep. I've used skin prep that you spray on, and that has it's own pros and cons, but it's annoying to have to spray it on and that you can't be exact where it is applied. With the wipes, it's nice because you can put it on exactly where you want it and avoid it where you don't. I have very sensitive skin and this helps protect it from tape or occlusive dressings like Tegaderm.

by Nat from St. Louis, MO
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great Product

Describe Yourself:
Fragile skin. Quadriplegic. Quadriplegic. Quadriplegic. Quadriplegic. Quadriplegic. Quadriplegic.

This product protects the skin and helps make the surface area more suitable for self adhesive external catheters to stick to and remain in place throughout the day.

by lman from CT
BOTTOM LINE Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
1-5 of 95 reviews
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Are these latex-free?
Asked on Oct 1, 2013 3:15:01 PM by zenobia from Pennsylvania
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I use Skin-Prep Protective Wipes as a skin protector only. The moisture in the wipe seems to protect the skin when it dries.
Answered on Nov 21, 2013 8:41:26 PM by Mike r from Cleveland, Ohio
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I don't think they are. I have the same reaction to them that I have to bandaids or "me-fix" adhesive. It is a rash that will break down the skin to bleeding after a week of use.
Answered on Dec 31, 2013 10:21:27 AM by ROAN69 from Fl
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i agree with mike r
Answered on Feb 11, 2014 3:44:07 PM by Mike from MN
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My daughter is highly allergic to latex. She has used these wipes with no problems. I would suggest that you call the 1-800 number for cusotmer service to check for sure.
Answered on Mar 25, 2014 10:10:05 AM by Robin from New Orleans
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How do clean scissors used to open packets of skin prep? They stick together after a few uses.
Asked on Nov 10, 2012 8:36:52 PM by Friend from Canada
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Have you tried alcohol? That should work, especially if you wipe the scissors after each use. I haven't had this problem because I simply tear the packets open at the notch on the side of the packet.
Answered on Feb 26, 2013 7:26:42 PM by Kookibakr from Tulsa, OK
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I don't use scissors to open the packets. I just tear them open. I think alcohol works fine to clean scissors.
Answered on May 3, 2013 8:09:12 PM by Theo from NYC
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No need to use a scissors. I just tear them at the notch. They open easily.
Answered on Mar 25, 2014 10:11:22 AM by Robin from New Orleans
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Will this help with healing of small wound that is the beginning of a bed sore on the tailbone?
Asked on Nov 27, 2011 5:55:14 PM by Marge from Ohio
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no, because it only PREVENTS irritants,liquids,etc from being in constant contact w/skin, Won't stop pressure sores caused by immobility
Answered on Dec 18, 2012 7:31:08 AM by john from nor calif
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No, this is for SKIN around a wound prep. Don't use it on wound. As I understood, you have situation with small bed sore on the tailbone. If it's correct, you need to develop a plan for position change at least every 1-2 hours. In addition, you might want to try to apply a bit of Calmoseptine Skin Ointment on the wound. If it's just beggining, Colmoseptine works perfectly!
Answered on Dec 22, 2012 10:59:43 AM by Dr. G from Miami, FL
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I use skin prep to protect the skin around a wound. However, I never used skin prep directly on a small bed sore or wound. I am a real fan of Calcium Alginate by Kendall also known as Curasorb if the skin is broken. Ask any wound care doctor. I am not a medical person. However, my husband has been wheel chair bound since 1992 and has never had a bed sore on his tail bone. He did, however, have an open sore on his knee from a bump and the calcium alginate put directly on the open wound and covered with a dressing healed that in no time flat. To protect my husband's tail bone as he sits for 12 hours a day in the chair, I put skin prep around the perimeter of the tail bone area, then apply a small dressing which I put over his tail bone to protect him from the material in the underwear from constant irritation due to rubbing or movement. For this I use Kendall Telfa Mini Island Dressing. Item #7539LF or these numbers also on dressing 101153/963506. I get all of the products mentioned from Allegra Medical. Hope this helps a little.
Answered on Jan 3, 2013 12:35:39 PM by Joe from usa
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I've used this on my Mother and she said it burned.
Answered on Jan 4, 2013 9:39:19 PM by Mary's Daughter from Maryland
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Not on their own. These prepare the skin so other dressings adhere better.
Answered on Jan 5, 2013 4:46:50 AM by jujubees from IL
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The purpose of these wipes is to protect your skin from adhesives. I think it would be a bad idea to use them to treat a bed sore.
Answered on Jan 11, 2013 3:44:05 PM by Alice from California
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From my experience, Skin Prep applied to a sore or rash causes extreme burning. I use Skin Prep as an adhesive for an ostomy wafer.
Answered on Feb 26, 2013 10:28:25 PM by Nita from Maryland
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No, no, no! Don't use this product on an open wound. Go see a wound care doctor or infectious disease right away. Use a 4 X 4 soaked in saline solution until you see doctor.
Answered on Mar 25, 2014 10:13:44 AM by Robin from New Orleans
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Will these work with a tens unit?
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I don't know. I use them as preparation for using CPAP mask to protect the skin from irritation. I imagine that it would work for a TENS also, but don't really know.
Answered on Dec 18, 2012 10:21:18 AM by Bob from north GA
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the product does clean the skin as you wipe it, but it puts a small "adhesive" on your skin as well. it is for better contact between your skin and another sticky material.
Answered on Dec 23, 2012 3:55:33 PM by Lynnefs from MD
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Mfg Part Number(s): 420400