Laparotomy drape can help you get through surgery. Here are 7 functions that you might not have realized it could do for you!
. Keep the patient warm
One of the most important functions of laparotomy drapes is to keep the patient warm. This is especially important in cases where there is a lack of blood flow to the skin. By keeping the patient warm, you reduce the risk of frostbite or hypothermia.
- Protect against infection
Laparotomy drapes are bacteria-resistant and they help to protect the patient from infection. This is especially important in cases where there is a potential for contamination, such as during surgery on an open wound.
- Keep debris off the wound
Laparotomy drapes help to prevent debris from accumulating on the wound and causing further damage. This is especially important in cases where there is a potential for infection or if there is a lot of blood loss.
- Minimize noise and light exposure
Laparotomy drapes can help to minimize noise and light exposure around the surgery area. This helps to keep the patient calm and reduces anxiety levels.
- Help preserve body temperature
Laparotomy drapes are often thought of as just a way to keep the patient safe during surgery. It can help keep the body warm and reduce the risk of frostbite.
- Keep the wound dry
Laparotomy drapes help to keep the wound dry. This can help reduce bleeding, which in turn will stop bacteria from entering the body and causing an infection.
- Minimize airflow
There are many things that can affect a patient’s comfort during surgery. Air temperature, humidity, and even atmospheric pressure can cause distress and make patients more prone to nausea or claustrophobia.
Laparotomy drapes can do so much more than just protect you and your surgical team during laparoscopic surgery. In fact, they can also play an important role in the success of the procedure by helping to control air leakage, preventing skin breakdown, and maintaining a sterile environment. Winner Medical has been engaged in this field for years and has advanced technology. If you’re looking for laparotomy drapes, please do not hesitate to contact us!