Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Aquacel Ag Foam

Aquacel Ag Foam

ConvaTec

Description

Adhesive and non-adhesive sterile Hydrofiber foam dressings consisting of a waterproof outer polyurethane layer and a multilayered absorbent pad. The adhesive version has a silicone adhesive border. The multilayer absorbent pad contains a layer of polyurethane foam and a non-woven layer of Hydrofiber (sodium carboxymethylcellulose) impregnated with 1.2% ionic silver.

Indications

For the management of infected wounds (or wounds at increased risk of infection). May be used for wounds such as minor abrasions, lacerations, minor cuts, minor scalds and burns. Under medical supervision, may be used in the management of both acute and chronic wounds.

Contraindications

Should be not used on individuals who are sensitive to, or have an allergy to, the dressing and its components.

Sizes Available

Non-adhesive: 5x5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 15x20cm; 20x20cm

Adhesive: 8x8cm; 10x10cm; 12.5x12.5cm; 17.5x17.5cm; 21x21cm; 25x30cm

Heel: 19.8x14cm

Sacral: 20x16.9cm

Price

Non-adhesive: £3.40; £6.24; £11.84; £12.95; £17.33

Adhesive: £3.54; £5.64; £7.40; £13.64; £18.87; £24.42

Heel: £12.37

Sacral: £12.31

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