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Silver Alginate

 170.00 390.00

Silver alginate contains antibacterial properties and suitable for exudating infective wounds like burns, diabetic ulcer, venous ulcer, pressure ulcer.

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Alginate dressings are highly absorptive, non-occlusive dressings made of soft, non-woven calcium alginate fibers derived from brown seaweed or kelp. Alginate dressings are available as a primary dressing in pad or rope form. These dressings gel on contact with wound exudate, allowing for a moist wound environment and promoting autolytic debridement.

Features:

• Atraumatic removal
• Non-occlusive
• Can be cut to fit
• Can be layered for more absorption
• Bioabsorbable
• Can absorb up to 20 times their weight in exudate

Indications: 

Alginate dressing can absorb up to 12 times its weight of fluid. It can be used in moderately to heavily exuding wound. 
Venous/arterial leg ulcer. 
Diabetic ulcer, pressure ulcer. 
Donor sites, abrasions, lacerations and post-surgical wound.

Alginates that contain silver can be used to manage infected wounds.

Contraindications

Alginate dressings are contraindicated for use on dry eschar, third-degree burns, for surgical implantation, or wounds with heavy bleeding.

Additional information

Size

5cmX5cm, 10cmX10cm, 15cmX15cm

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