Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Askina Calgitrol Thin

B Braun

Description

Consists of a thin layer of silver alginate matrix. This forms a soft gel when in contact with exudate, allowing the immediate controlled and sustained release of silver ions into the wound.

Indications

Infected or critically colonised partial- to full-thickness wounds (category I–IV pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, second-degree burns, donor sites).

Contraindications

Known sensitivity to alginates or silvers; where the presence of metals is contraindicated; ulcers resulting from infection such as tuberculosis, syphilis, or deep fungal infections; third-degree burns.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 20x20cm

Price

£2.02; £4.19; £9.41; £16.62

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