Page: Exuderm

Moisture balance is key.

Achieving the right moisture balance can be a challenge. Too much moisture can lead to periwound maceration and skin breakdown, while too little moisture can impede cellular activities and promote eschar formation, resulting in poor wound healing.


  • Manages drainage1 to help maintain a moist wound healing environment
  • Longer wear time
  • Protective, occlusive barrier
  • Satin-finish backing is low friction for longer wear time

Recommended Use

  • All wound depths
  • All drainage levels
  • As a primary dressing
  • As a secondary dressing for deep wounds


  • Pressure injuries
  • Partial- and full-thickness wounds
  • Leg ulcers
  • Donor sites
  • Wounds with light to moderate drainage
  • Lacerations and abrasions
  • First- and second-degree burns

Change Frequency

  • Exuderm dressings can be left in place for up to 7 days
  • Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage

Recommended Secondary Dressings

  • Not Applicable


  • Third-degree burns


  1. Data on file.