Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

ActivHeal Aquafiber Ag

ActivHeal Aquafiber Ag

Advanced Medical Solutions

Description

A sterile, non-woven pad consisting of a high M (mannuronic acid) calcium alginate and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC). Silver ions are released in the presence of wound fluid. As fluid is absorbed, the alginate forms a soft gel. Effective for up to 7 days.

Indications

Moderately to heavily exuding partial- to full-thickness wounds, postoperative wounds, traumatic wounds (dermal lesions, trauma injuries or incisions), leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, skin graft and donor sites, cavity wounds, superficial- and partial-thickness burns.

Contraindications

Dry or lightly exuding wounds. Do not use on individuals with a known sensitivity to alginates or silver, to control heavy bleeding, as a surgical implant, or on full-thickness burns.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 2.7x 32cm (ribbon)

Price

£1.67; £3.98; £7.50; £4.05

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