Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Allevyn Ag Gentle

Allevyn Ag Gentle

Smith+Nephew

Description

This dressing has an advanced triple-layered construction: an absorbent silver sulfadiazine (SSD)-impregnated hydrocellular pad is sandwiched between a perforated soft gel adhesive wound contact layer and a highly permeable waterproof outer film. 

Indications

Management by secondary intention of chronic and acute, full-thickness or partial-thickness or shallow, granulating, exuding wounds such as pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, infected wounds, burns, donor sites, fungating/malignant wounds and surgically dehisced wounds.  

Contraindications

Do not use on patients known to be hypersensitive to silver sulphadiazine or sulphonamides. As sulphonamides are known to cause kernicterus, should not be used on women who are at or near term pregnancy or lactating, on premature infants or on newborn infants during the first months of life. For details of precautions please contact supplier.

Sizes Available

5x5cm; 10x10cm; 10x20cm; 15x15cm; 20x20cm

Price

£3.44; £6.41; £10.60; £11.93; £17.67

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