Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Tegaderm Alginate Ag

Tegaderm Alginate Ag

3M United Kingdom PLC

Description

Highly absorbent, sterile, non-woven, antimicrobial pad composed of a high G (guluronic acid) calcium alginate, carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and an ionic silver complex that releases silver ions in the presence of wound exudate.

Indications

Moderately to heavily exuding infected wounds: postoperative wounds; trauma wounds; leg ulcers; pressure ulcers; diabetic ulcers; graft and donor sites; cavity wounds; superficial- and partial-thickness burns.

Contraindications

Not for use on dry wounds or those covered in hard eschar.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 3x30cm (rope)

Price

£1.42; £3.30; £3.77 (rope)

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