Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Sorbsan Silver Flat

Sorbsan Silver Flat

Aspen Medical Europe

Description

A sterile, non-woven, calcium alginate wound dressing impregnated with silver. High in mannuronic acid and low in guluronic acid. The fibres swell and form a sodium-calcium alginate gel when in contact with wound exudate. Will promote haemostasis in bleeding wounds.

Indications

For highly exuding wounds. Can also be used on wounds that are infected or likely to become infected.

Contraindications

Do not use in individuals with a known sensitivity to any components of the dressing. Do not use on patients undergoing MRI scans. Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurement procedures.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 10x20cm

Price

£1.58; £4.00; £7.31

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