A sterile dressing which is coated on one side with an adhesive, this device is used in health care facilities to create an optimal healing environment, even on difficult to dress areas. Island dressings have an adhesive boarder that seals around the wound while the soft non-adherent pad absorbs any light drainage without disrupting the healing tissue. Device may be used as a primary or secondary dressing. Transparent dressings consist of a plastic strip coated on one side with an adhesive. Used in health care facilities as a secondary bandage to cover as and protect the wound and to secure objects to the skin. It is water and fluid resistant.