TheraHoney Honey Sheet Dressings
 
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TheraHoney Honey Sheet Dressings

  • TheraHoney® Sheet is an easy to apply dressing impregnated with 100% sterile, medical-grade Manuka honey
  • Manuka honey is derived from the pollen and nectar of the Leptospermum scoparium plant in New Zealand
  • The honey comb is used only one time, and once harvested, the honey is carefully filtered, irradiated and tested in a laboratory
  • High sugar levels (87%) in the dressing result in osmotic pressure that helps promote autolytic debridement of necrotic tissue, helps promote a moist wound healing environment, and helps rapidly reduce wound odor
  • TheraHoney Sheet is porous, permitting the passage of exudate into a secondary dressing
  • Indicated for use on wounds with any drainage level
  • Recommended for use on partial and full-thickness wounds, leg ulcers, pressure injuries, 1st and 2nd degree burns, diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds and trauma wounds under the supervision of a healthcare professional, and minor abrasions, lacerations, minor cuts, minor scalds and burns
 
 
 
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MNK0077 DRESSING, SHEET, HONEY, THERAHONEY, 4X5 10/BX
MNK0077H DRESSING, SHEET, HONEY, THERAHONEY, 4X5 1 EA
 

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The Honey Story.

TheraHoney products contain 100% sterile, medical-grade Manuka honey with no fillers or additives. Manuka honey is derived from the pollen and nectar of the Leptospermum scoparium plant in New Zealand. The honey comb is used only one time, and once harvested, the honey is carefully filtered, irradiated and tested in a laboratory for high efficacy.

Manuka honey has unique properties that help create a moist wound environment conducive to wound healing, promote natural (autolytic) debridement to clear away necrotic tissue, and reduce wound odor.

 

 

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The Role of Sugar in Autolytic Debridement

The high sugar levels (87%) in TheraHoney result in osmotic activity that helps promote natural (autolytic) debridement to clear away necrotic tissue, maintain a moist wound environment conducive to wound healing, and reduce wound odor.

The Impact of Manuka Honey on Wound pH

Chronic, non-healing wounds often have an elevated alkaline environment. Lowering the pH can aid in wound healing, and the use of Manuka honey dressings is associated with a statistically significant decrease in wound pH and a reduction in wound size.1

Reduced Necrotic Tissue and Wound Size

Using TheraHoney Gel, wounds significantly improved in terms of necrotic tissue reduction and wound surface reduction over an average of 4 weeks.2,3

 

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The illustration above demonstrates how the osmotic
action of Manuka honey draws exudate from subcutaneous
tissue to the wound surface, removing debris, slough and necrotic
tissue.

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References:

1. Gethin GT, Cowman S, Conroy RM. The impact of Manuka honey dressings on the surface pH of chronic wounds. International Wound Journal. 2008; 5(2):185-194. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18494624. Accessed November 6, 2014.

2. Livingston M. The use of Leptospermum (manuka) honey gel to manage wounds that have significant presence of necrotic tissue. Presented at: The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Society’s 45th Annual Conference; June 2013; Seattle, WA.

3. Wahab N. Promotion of autolytic debridement by maintaining a moist wound healing environment via the use of medical grade honey in a long term acute care setting. Presented at: The Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care; October 2013; Orlando FL.

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SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS
Dressing Change Frequency/Use Up to 7 Days
Dressing Type Honey-impregnated Sheet
HPIS Code 740_180_60_0
Latex Free Yes
Length Inches 4 in
Primary or Secondary Dressing Primary Dress
Product Shape Rectangle
Sterile Yes
UNSPSC 42310000
Width Inches 5 in
Wound Condition Type Shallow/Deep,All Drainage Type

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