Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Acticoat Flex 7

Acticoat Flex 7

Smith+Nephew

Description

A highly conformable dressing that consists of a flexible, low-adherent polyester layer coated with nanocrystalline silver. 

Indications

As an antimicrobial barrier dressing over partial- and full-thickness wounds such as burns, recipient graft sites, surgical sites, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers. Can be used on infected wounds. Can be used as a wound contact layer in combination with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for up to 3 days. The dressing’s antimicrobial barrier properties remain effective for a minimum of 7 days.

Contraindications

Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver and patients undergoing MRI examination. Remove dressing before administering radiation therapy. A new dressing can be applied following the treatment. For details of precautions please contact supplier.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 15x15cm; 10x12.5cm; 2.5x60cm; 20x40cm; 40x40cm 

Price

£6.33; £33.89; £18.85; £9.74; contact supplier for information on two larger sizes

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