Other names for gauze pads are gauze swabs, medical gauze pads, surgical gauze pads, self stick or non-stick pads,cotton gauze pads,first-aid gauze pads
here we are talking about cotton woven non-stick gauze pads
In hospitals, nurses are preparing gauze for surgery in 3 steps
- They buy gauze packets like 100cmx10m or 120cm or 90cmx18m whichever size is available in their market
- They cut the gauze into pieces like 2×2 inch or 3×3 inch or 4″x4″ inches
- After they autoclave or sterile the gauze pieces.
Which takes a lot of time and some amount of gauze also becomes waste. some multispeciality hospital they do many numbers of surgery in a single day. For all surgery they not able to prepare the gauze efficiently. In order to save time and money
Gauze manufacturers like us we are supplying readymade gauze pads that are especially for operations.
use of gauze pads:-
its used in first-aid wipe and clean and dressing the wound, in surgery also it is used to absorbe small amount of blood in dental clinic also which is used to absorbe blood in mouth
There are 4 types available in Gauze pads
- sterile with x-ray detectable thread
- Sterile without x-ray detectable thread
- Non-sterile with x-ray detectable thread
- non -sterile without x-ray detectable thread
5 specification you need to know before you buy the gauze pads which save your money
1.size & ply
3.sterile or non-sterile
4.with x-ray detectable thread or not
1.SIZE & PLY
In India, people are using different sizes and different ply. Ply is nothing but the number of gauze layers in gauze pads some of the popular sizes
5CMX5CM or 2×2 inch
7.5CMX7.5CM or 3×3 inch
10CMX10CM or 4×4 inch
3.STERILE OR NON-STERILE:-
If we keep the gauze pad in an open place there is a chance of affect by bacteria or viruses. so we are supplying sterile gauze pads with medicated sterile pouch.
non-sterile gauze pads also available for some other applications.
4. WITH X-RAY DETECTABLE OR WITHOUT X-RAY DETECTABLE THREAD:-
x-ray detectable thread other names are radiopaque thread
main use for this x-ray detectable thread is sometimes while surgery time there is a chance surgeon can forget the gauze pads inside the body. in that situation, if the gauze pad is without x-ray detectable means we cant able to find whether the gauze pad is inside our body or not if it is exactly which place it occurs. if it is with x-ray detectable thread pad means we can take x-ray our body then easily we can find the gauze pads.
In the Indian market, sterile gauze pads are available in a single piece packing. if you need to reduce the cost you can buy 5 pieces packing in a single sterile pouch packets.
non-sterile gauze pads are available 100 pieces in a packet