Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Biatain Ag (adhesive)

Biatain Ag (adhesive)

Coloplast

Description

Soft, conformable polyurethane foam dressing with vapour-permeable film backing and an adhesive border. The dressing conforms to the wound bed to fill the gap and reduce pooling of exudate. Impregnated with silver.

Indications

Moderately to highly exuding, infected wounds including leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, second-degree burns, donor sites, postoperative wounds and skin abrasions. Can be used in combination with compression therapy.

Contraindications

Known sensitivity to silver or carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC). Must be removed prior to radiation treatment or examinations such as X-ray, ultrasonic treatment or diathermy. Use by children, pregnant or nursing women and patients with severe hepatic or renal impairment has not been investigated.

Sizes Available

12.5x12.5cm; 18x18cm; 19x20cm (heel); 23x23cm (sacral)

Price

 £9.84; £19.74; £19.47 (heel); £20.69 (sacral)

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