Silver Antimicrobial Alginate Dressings
A sterile, non-woven pad consisting of a high M calcium alginate and CMC**. Ionic silver compound is co-spun with the alginate ensuring a homogeneous absorbent gelling dressing, which releases in the presence of wound exudate and provides rapid antimicrobial performance.
Key Features and Benefits
Effective against a broad spectrum of microorganisms such as: Staphylococcus Epidermidis including MRSE, Streptococcus Pyogenes, Enterocuccus Faecalis (VRE), Staphylococcus Aureus including MRSA, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Escherichia Coli, Candida Albicans.
Quickly establishes an effective level of antimicrobial activity.
Antimicrobial efficacy for up to 7 days against a range of challenging organisms.
The dressing is easily removed intact with minimal pain for the patient.
Excellent absorption rate (23.7 g/100 cm2/24 hr) helps reduce the number of dressing changes, provides increase wear time (up to 7 days) and reduces the risk of maceration.
Indicated for moderate to heavily exuding, partial to full thickness wounds:
- Post-operative surgical wounds
- Trauma wounds (dermal lesions, trauma injuries or incisions)
- Leg ulcers
- Pressure ulcers
- Diabetic ulcers
- Graft and donor sites
- 1st and 2nd degree burns (Superficial and partial thickness burns)
- Partial and full thickness wounds