Comfort Release® is saddened to report Patient #1 Patsy Carter-Rattigan, who was gracious enough to volunteer to be our test patient for the past 8 years during the development of Comfort Release®, has passed away. She tested many prototypes for us and is a part of the Comfort Release® family. Our condolences go out [...]
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Medical Adhesive Related Skin Injuries (MARSI) occur when superficial layers of skin are damaged when applying and removing adhesive dressings. This condition hampers the healing process by causing further damage and increasing the risk of infection. While MARSI affects all patient groups, they appear to be closely related to a patient's age and skin [...]
When a wound loses moisture, the surrounding tissue drops in temperature which counteracts the healing process. To foster insulation during the recovery period, clinicians need a medical aid that adheres to skin without further irritating the injury. Foam dressings — or semipermeable polyurethane — are a non-adherent or adherent dressing that helps retain heat [...]
A Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury (MARSI) is a skin condition caused by adhesive bandages during application or removal. The condition is especially problematic during the healing process as it can cause pain, damage, and infection, which increases recovery time. The incidence of MARSI varies quite dramatically, but appears to be closely related to a [...]
Comfort Release now offers HCPCS billing codes on all its products. Please view items and associated codes in list below. Catalog # Category Functional Item Name Product Name / Quantity HCPCS Codes GB101 Bandage 1" X 3" Bandage Single Box w/20 Bandages & 20 Alcohol Prep Pads (20 boxes per case) A6413 GB101-02 [...]
As we age, our skin becomes fragile and more susceptible to trauma. This makes elderly patients uniquely prone to pressure injuries, skin tears, and impact wounds. But while medical professionals deal with geriatric skin problems around the world, they can actually be prevented and treated easily if the right precautions are taken.1. Thinning and tearing [...]