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AQUACEL® Ag Foam dressing

The only silver foam dressing that offers the healing benefits of an AQUACEL® Ag interface layer, the comfort of foam and the bacteria-killing power of ionic silver.*1  

* As demonstrated in vitro

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SKU
420805
Description
Ag Adhesive
Size
8x8cm (3¼" x 3¼")
Quantity
10 per box
SKU
420681
Description
Ag Adhesive
Size
10x10cm (4" x 4")
Quantity
10 per box
SKU
420627
Description
Ag Adhesive
Size
12.5x12.5cm (5" x 5")
Quantity
10 per box
SKU
420628
Description
Ag Adhesive
Size
17.5x17.5cm (7" x 7")
Quantity
10 per box
SKU
420807
Description
Ag Adhesive
Size
25x30cm (10" x 12")
Quantity
5 per box
SKU
420647
Description
Ag Adhesive, heel
Size
20x14cm (8" x 5½")
Quantity
5 per box
SKU
420648
Description
Ag Adhesive, sacral
Size
20x17.5cm (8" x 7")
Quantity
5 per box
SKU
420639
Description
Ag Non adhesive
Size
5x5cm (2" x 2")
Quantity
10 per box
SKU
420642
Description
Ag Non adhesive
Size
10x10cm (4" x 4")
Quantity
10 per box
SKU
420645
Description
Ag Non adhesive
Size
15x15cm (6" x 6")
Quantity
5 per box
SKU
420646
Description
Ag Non adhesive
Size
20x20cm (8" x 8")
Quantity
5 per box
SKU
420806
Description
Ag Non adhesive
Size
15x20cm (6" x 8")
Quantity
5 per box
Only AQUACEL® Ag Foam dressing offers the healing benefits of an AQUACEL® Ag interface layer, the comfort of foam and the bacteria-killing power of ionic silver.*1  

Waterproof/bacteria barrier provides:

-      Controlled moisture vapor transmission*
-      Protection against viral/bacterial penetration*2

Soft foam pad absorbs fluid*

Silicone adhesive border adheres to skin, outside of wound bed

AQUACEL® Ag interface with Hydrofiber® Technology gels on contact with the wound surface to:

  • Lock in wound exudate, including harmful components*3
  • Help maintain a moist wound healing environment
  • Help prevent lateral spread of fluid, reducing risk of maceration*8
  • Micro-contour to the wound bed, minimizing dead space where bacteria can grow*9
  • Kill a wide variety of micro-organisms, including certain tested antibiotic-resistant superbugs, with powerful ionic silver*1

*As demonstrated in vitro

 

References:

1. Jones SA, Bowler PG, Walker M, Parsons D. Controlling wound bioburden with a novel silver-containing Hydrofiber dressing. Wound Repair Regen. 2004;12(3):288-294.

2. AQUACEL® Foam dressing—waterproofness, bacterial and viral barrier testing. WHR13538 MS069. Data on File, ConvaTec Inc.

3. Walker M, Hobot JA, Newman GR, Bowler PG. Scanning electron microscopic examination of bacterial immobilization in a carboxymethyl cellulose (AQUACEL®) and alginate dressings. Biomaterials. 2003;24(5):883-890.

4. Armstrong SH, Brown DA, Hill E, Ruckley CV. A randomized trial of a new Hydrofiber dressing, AQUACEL®, and an alginate in the treatment of exuding leg ulcers. Presented at: 5th European Conference on Advances in Wound Management; Harrogate, UK: November 1995.

5. Barnea Y, Amir A, Leshem D, et al. Clinical comparative study of AQUACEL® and paraffin gauze dressing for split skin donor site treatment. Ann Plast Surg. 2004;53(2):132-136.

6. Caruso DM, Foster KN, Blome Eberwein SA, et al. Randomized clinical study of Hydrofiber dressing with silver or silver sulfadiazine in the management of partial thickness burns. J Burn Care Res. 2006;27(3):298-309.

7. Kogan L, Moldavsky M, Szvalb S, Govrin Yehudain J. Comparative study of AQUACEL® and Silverol treatment in burns. Ann Burns Fire Disasters. 2004;17(4):201-207.

8. Waring MJ, Parsons D. Physico-chemical characterisation of carboxymethylated spun cellulose fibres. Biomaterials. 2001;22(9):903-912.

9. Jones SA, Bowler PG, Walker M. Antimicrobial activity of silver-containing dressings is influenced by dressing conformability with a wound surface. WOUNDS. 2005;17(9):263-270.    

 

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