Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Acticoat

Acticoat

Smith+Nephew

Description

Consists of three layers: a layer of absorbent rayon/polyester interleaved between two layers of nanocrystalline silver-coated, low-adherent polyethylene net. 

Indications

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

Contraindications

Remove before administrating radiation therapy. 

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 10x20cm; 20x40cm; 40x40cm; 10x120cm roll 

Price

£3.64; £8.89; £13.90; £47.55; contact supplier for larger sizes

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