Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Smith+Nephew

Smith+Nephew

Smith+Nephew
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Smith+Nephew Products

Acticoat

Acticoat

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

Acticoat 7

Acticoat 7

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

Acticoat Flex 3

Acticoat Flex 3

Highly conformable dressing consisting of a flexible, low-adherent polyester layer coated with nanocrystalline silver. 

Acticoat Flex 7

Acticoat Flex 7

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

Aderma

Aderma

Polymer gel, shaped pad that redistributes pressure while protecting and padding bony prominences.

Algisite Ag

Algisite Ag

Calcium alginate dressing impregnated with silver. Dressing can remain in situ for up to 7 days.

Algisite M

Algisite M

Calcium alginate dressing consisting of a thick highly absorbent pad of non-woven alginate fibres.

Algosteril

Algosteril

Calcium alginate fibre pad that forms a soft conformable gel on contact with wound exudate. Available as flat pads and rope. Can be cut to size.

Allevyn Adhesive

Allevyn Adhesive

Comprises a centrally located absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated adhesive wound contact layer and a waterproof outer film. 

Allevyn Ag Adhesive

Allevyn Ag Adhesive

An antimicrobial absorbent three-layer dressing consisting of a silver sulfadiazine (SSD)-impregnated absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated adhesive wound contact layer and a wat…

Allevyn Ag Gentle

Allevyn Ag Gentle

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…

Allevyn Ag Gentle Border

Allevyn Ag Gentle Border

This dressing has an advanced triple-layered construction: an absorbent silver sulfadiazine (SSD)-impregnated hydrocellular pad is sandwiched between a perforated silicone gel adhesive wound contact l…

Allevyn Ag Heel

Allevyn Ag Heel

An absorbent antimicrobial three-layer dressing consisting of a silver sulfadiazine (SSD)-mpregnated absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated non-adherent wound contact layer and a …

Allevyn Ag Non-Adhesive

Allevyn Ag Non-Adhesive

An absorbent antimicrobial three-layer dressing consisting of a silver sulfadiazine (SSD)-impregnated absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated non-adherent wound contact layer and a…

Allevyn Gentle

Allevyn Gentle

This dressing has an advanced triple-layer construction comprising an absorbent, hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated soft gel adhesive wound contact layer and a highly permeable waterpro…

Allevyn Gentle Border

Allevyn Gentle Border

A silicone gel adhesive hydrocellular foam dressing comprising an absorbent foam pad and a breathable outer film. The dressing should not be immersed in water. 

Allevyn Gentle Border Lite

Allevyn Gentle Border Lite

This dressing has an advanced triple-layer construction that combines an absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated silicone gel adhesive wound contact layer and a highly permeable wa…

Allevyn Gentle Border Lite Multisite

Allevyn Gentle Border Lite Multisite

A dressing with an advanced triple-layer construction that combines an absorbent hydrocellular pad sandwiched between a perforated silicone gel adhesive wound contact layer and a highly permeable wate…

Allevyn Life

Allevyn Life

An advanced layered construction that combines a composite hydrocellular foam pad sandwiched between a perforated silicone gel adhesive wound contact layer and a highly permeable waterproof outer film…

Allevyn Life Non-Bordered

Allevyn Life Non-Bordered

Five-layered conformable shape with low-tack silicone. The hyper-absorbent lock-away layer helps minimise leakage. Absorbs fluid vertically under pressure across a range of viscosities. 

Bactigras

Bactigras

Medicated paraffin gauze containing chlorhexidine acetate 0.5%. (Chlorhexidine gauze dressing BP).

Biobrane

Biobrane

Composite dressing containing a silicone membrane with a knitted nylon fabric partially embedded in it. A purified porcine collagen is bound to the fabric. Blood and sera clot in the fabric, adhering …

Cadesorb

Cadesorb

White, starch-based sterile ointment that reduces local wound pH to around 5 and thereby modulates protease activity.

Carbonet

Carbonet

Low-adherent absorbent dressing containing activated charcoal cloth.

Cica-Care

Cica-Care

Self-adherent, reusable silicone gel sheet.

Cutinova Hydro

Cutinova Hydro

Hydro-selective, semi-transparent, self-adherent dressing comprising a polyurethane gel matrix with absorbent particles and a polyurethane film top layer.

Durafiber

Durafiber

A highly absorbent, non-woven, gelling fibre dressing composed of a blend of cellulose-based fibres. When the dressing fibres come into contact with exudate, they swell and form a soft cohesive gel sh…

Durafiber Ag

Durafiber Ag

A highly absorbent, non-woven, silver gelling fibre dressing composed of a blend of cellulose-based fibres. When the dressing fibres come into contact with exudate, they swell and form a soft cohesive…

Exu-Dry

Exu-Dry

One-piece multilayer highly absorbent non-adherent anti-shear wound dressing.

Flamazine

Flamazine

Silver sulphadiazine 1.0% w/w cream.

Intrasite Conformable

Intrasite Conformable

A non-woven dressing impregnated with amorphous hydrogel. The hydrogel is partially hydrated so as to donate moisture to drier environments and absorb in wetter conditions.

Intrasite Gel

Intrasite Gel

Amorphous hydrogel. It is partially hydrated so as to donate moisture to drier environments and absorb in wetter conditions.

Iodoflex

Iodoflex

A sterile dark-brown paste dressing with gauze backing on both sides. Comprises cadexomer, polyethylene glycol and iodine.

Iodosorb

Iodosorb

Sterile dark-brown paste ointment and powder. Comprises cadexomer, polyethylene glycol and iodine. 

IV3000

IV3000

Film dressing for IV/subcutaneous therapy sites

Jelonet

Jelonet

Paraffin gauze dressing, normal loading.

Leukostrip

Leukostrip

Adhesive hypoallergenic wound closure strips.

Melolin

Melolin

Absorbent perforated film-faced dressing.

Melolite

Melolite

Highly absorbent, low-adherent dressing. Comprises three layers: a low-adherent perforated film; a highly absorbent cotton/acrylic pad; a hydrophobic backing layer

MolecuLight i:X

MolecuLight i:X

Visualises bacteria through endogenous autoflorescence without the need for contrast agents or contact with the patient. To be used as part of routine clinical wound assessment processes, which may in…

Opsite Flexigrid

Opsite Flexigrid

Polyurethane film dressing with 1cm grid marked on it to aid wound measurement.

Opsite Plus

Opsite Plus

Transparent waterproof dressing with absorbent pad.

Opsite Post-Op

Opsite Post-Op

Vapour-permeable adhesive film dressing with absorbent pad.

PICO 14

PICO 14

Single-use, portable, negative pressure wound therapy system that manages low to moderate volumes of exudate. The lightweight pump delivers negative pressure of -80mmHg and provides therapy for up to …

PICO 7

PICO 7

Single-use, portable negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) system that manages low to moderate volumes of exudate. The lightweight pump delivers negative pressure of -80mmHg and provides therapy for …

PICO 7Y

PICO 7Y

Single-use, portable negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) system that manages low to moderate volumes of exudate. Designed to manage two wounds simultaneously via an integrated Y-connector. The ligh…

Primafix

Primafix

Hypoallergenic non-woven retention sheet.

Primapore

Primapore

Absorbent perforated dressing with adhesive border.

Profore

Profore

Multilayer compression bandaging system.

Profore Latex Free

Profore Latex Free

Latex-free multilayer compression bandaging system. Also available in a lower-compression Lite format.

Proshield Foam & Spray

Proshield Foam & Spray

A gentle, pH-balanced, no-rinse moisturising cleanser designed to protect against moisture-related skin damage (MASD) such an incontinence-associated dermatitis on intact and injured skin. Ingredients…

Proshield Plus Skin Protectant

Proshield Plus Skin Protectant

A dimethicone-based skin protectant containing copolymer bioadhesives. Can be used to protect against or manage moisture-related skin damage (MASD) such incontinence-associated dermatitis. Ingredients…

Renasys Adhesive Gel Patch

Renasys Adhesive Gel Patch

Sterile, single-use device designed for use with the existing Smith & Nephew negative pressure wound therapy dressing kits.

Renasys Canister Kit

Renasys Canister Kit

Canisters for use with Renasys EZ Max negative pressure wound therapy device. Contains exudate solidifier.

Renasys EZ Max

Renasys EZ Max

Easy-to-use negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) device.

Renasys G Dressing Kit

Renasys G Dressing Kit

Gauze dressing kit with a drain for use with Renasys Touch, Renasys Go and Renasys EZ Max negative pressure wound therapy devices.

Renasys G with Soft Port Dressing Kits

Renasys G with Soft Port Dressing Kits

Gauze dressing kit with easy-to-use port technology for use with Renasys Touch, Renasys Go and Renasys EZ Max negative pressure wound therapy devices.

Renasys Go

Renasys Go

Easy-to-use negative pressure wound therapy device. Device features an integrated frosted canister for exudate storage. A choice of dressing kits can be used with this product.

Renasys Go Canister Kit

Renasys Go Canister Kit

Canisters for use with Renasys Go topical negative pressure wound therapy device. Contains exudate solidifier.

Renasys Touch

Renasys Touch

Features include an integrated frosted canister for exudate storage and a touch screen interface. A choice of dressing kits can be used with this product. 

Renasys Y-Connector

Renasys Y-Connector

For use in conjunction with Renasys NPWT devices and 2 or more Renasys dressing kits.

Renasys-F with Soft Port Dressing Kits

Renasys-F with Soft Port Dressing Kits

Foam dressing kit with easy-to-use port technology for use with Renasys Touch, Renasys Go and Renasys EZ Max negative pressure wound therapy devices.

Secura

Secura

Range comprises Secura No-Sting Barrier Film and Secura No-Sting Skin Prep Protective Spray, Wipes and Swabs. Secura No-Sting Barrier Film and No-Sting Skin Prep are sterile liquid film-forming produc…

Secura Barrier Cream D

Secura Barrier Cream D

A barrier cream containing 5% dimethicone to moisturise and protect the skin against body fluids.

Secura Extra Protective Cream Z30

Secura Extra Protective Cream Z30

A moisturising skin protectant containing 30% zinc oxide, emollients, vitamin E7 and karaya to absorb moisture. Will not wash away after repeated exposure to urine and faeces. Paediatric tested

Tricotex

Tricotex

Low-adherent knitted viscose primary article.