What is Tegaderm alginate used for?
Tegaderm™ Alginate Ag Silver Dressing may be used for: post-operative wounds; trauma wounds (dermal lesions, trauma injuries, or incisions); leg, pressure, and diabetic ulcers; graft and donor sites; second-degree (superficial, partial-thickness) burns.
What is silver alginate dressing used for?
CVS Health Antimicrobial Silver Alginate Dressings use the power of silver to form a barrier against Staphylococcus aureus and Psedomonas aeruginosa. Ideal for wounds that are at risk of infection: abrasions, minor cuts, scalds and burns.
What is silver alginate wound dressing?
Simpurity Silver Alginate dressings are made of natural fibers derived from seaweed through a series of special processes. It is designed to be fast acting and highly absorbant. The dressing absorbs exudates and forms a gel-like covering over the wound, maintaining a moist environment for wound healing.
What does AG mean in wound dressings?
Biodegradable alginate dressings made from seaweed date back at least fifty years and commercially available alginate has been available since 1983. Often used on wounds with heavy exudate, the alginates used to produce these dressings are made from a variety of seaweeds harvested around the world.
Is silver alginate the same as Aquacel AG?
Aquacel Ag is an absorbent wound dressing made from sodium carboxymethyl cellulose and impregnated with 1.2% silver. It is a moisture retentive topical dressing which can release silver within the dressing for up to 14 days . Alginate Silver is a material contains calcium alginate and silver alginate.
Is silver alginate and Aquacel AG the same?
Which type of wound can you treat with an alginate wound dressing?
Alginate sheets are suitable for use as a wound contact dressing for moderately to heavily exuding wounds and can be layered into deep wounds; alginate rope can be used in sinus and cavity wounds to improve absorption of exudate and prevent maceration.