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Jacqui Fletcher, PGCert ILT, BSc, RGN, is academic group leader/programme leader BSc in tissue viability, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire
Film dressings were one of the first modern wound-dressing products. They are extremely flexible, transparent and adhesive. They have no capacity to absorb fluid but are able to ‘breathe off’ small amounts of fluid by a process known as moisture vapour transpiration (MVT).