3M™ Tegaderm™ Alginate Ag Silver Dressings provide the antimicrobial silver, soft-gelling absorbency and fiber strength that professionals need to manage critically colonized wounds at increased risk of infection.
• Antimicrobial effectiveness - reduces a broad spectrum of pathogens, including MRSA and VRE
• Soft-gelling absorbency – conforms to the wound and is soft and pliable
• Ensures a moist environment for optimal wound healing
• One-piece removal
Tegaderm™ Alginate Ag Silver Dressing may be used for: post-operative wounds; trauma wounds (dermal lesions, trauma injuries or incisions); leg, pressure and diabetic ulcers; graft and donor sites; second-degree (superficial, partial-thickness) burns.
Under the supervision of a health care professional, Tegaderm™ Alginate Ag Silver Dressing may be used in the management of critically colonized wounds, or to assist in the control of minor bleeding in superficial wounds.
Contraindicated for use on individuals with a known sensitivity to alginates or silver, for use as a surgical sponge or for surgical implantation or to control heavy bleeding.
|Absorptive dressing format|
|Alginate dressing format||●|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 48 hours|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 3 days|
|Antimicrobial effects up to 7 days||●|
|Collagen dressing format|
|Composite dressing format|
|Contact layer dressing format|
|Foam dressing format|
|Gauze or non-woven dressing format|
|Gelling fiber dressing format|
|Hydrogel (amorphous) dressing format|
|Hydrogel (impregnated) dressing format|
|Hydrogel (sheet) dressing format|
|Impermeable to outside contaminants|
|Impregnated dressing format|
|Moisture vapor permeable|
|Secondary dressing required|
|Super absorbent polymers|
|Sustained release formula||●|
|Transparent film dressing format|
|Wound filler dressing format|
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
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