Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Aquacel Extra

Aquacel Extra

ConvaTec

Description

Soft, sterile, non-woven pad or ribbon dressing composed of Hydrofiber (sodium carboxymethylcellulose). Absorbs wound fluid and transforms into a soft gel. Provides 9 times stronger tensile strength and greater absorption compared with Aquacel.

Indications

For the management of: leg ulcers, pressure ulcers (categories II–IV), diabetic ulcers, surgical wounds, donor sites, abrasions, lacerations, first-degree and second-degree burns, traumatic wounds, painful wounds, wounds that are prone to bleeding.

Contraindications

Should not be used on individuals who are sensitive to or who have had an allergic reaction to the dressing or its components.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 15x15cm; 4x10cm; 4x20cm; 4x30cm

Price

£1.02; £2.42; £4.56; £1.31; £1.94; £2.93

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