Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

SNAP Therapy Cartridge

SNAP Therapy Cartridge

3M + KCI

Description

A small, lightweight, disposable 7-day negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) unit. Visual indicator reveals when cartridge is full or discharged. Proprietary spring mechanism designed to generate consistent levels of pressure. -125mmHg pressure setting.

Indications

Removal of small volumes of excess exudate and tissue debris from small chronic, acute, traumatic, subacute and dehisced wounds including partial-thickness burns, ulcers (such as diabetic, venous or pressure), surgically closed incisions, flaps and grafts. 

Contraindications

Do not place over: inadequately drained wounds; necrotic tissue such as eschar or adherent slough; exposed blood vessels, anastomotic sites, organs, tendons or nerves; malignant wounds; fistulas; untreated osteomyelitis; bleeding wounds 

Sizes Available

SNAP 60ml cartridge: 125mmHg; 100mmHg; 75mmHg.

Snap Plus 150ml cartridge: 125mmHg.

Price

SNAP 60ml cartridge: £73.90. 

Snap Plus 150ml cartridge: £126.31

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