Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Aquacel Ag Extra

Aquacel Ag Extra

ConvaTec

Description

Soft, sterile dressing made from two layers of 1.2% ionic silver-impregnated Hydrofiber (sodium carboxymethylcellulose) stitched together with strengthening fibres. Absorbs wound fluid and transform into a soft gel and provides nine times stronger tensile strength and 50% greater absorption compared with Aquacel Ag.

Indications

For the management of infected wounds (or wounds at increased risk of infection): leg ulcers, pressure ulcers (categories II–IV), diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, donor sites, abrasions, lacerations, first-degree and second-degree burns, traumatic wounds, exudate absorption in oncology wounds. Use ribbon for dressing sinus, tracking or undermining wounds.

Contraindications

Should not be used on individuals who are sensitive to or who have had an allergic reaction to silver or sodium carboxymethylcellulose.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 20x30cm

Price

£2.05; £4.87; £9.18; £22.78

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