ALGISITE* M is a fast-gelling calcium alginate dressing that forms a hydrophilic gel when in contact with exudate. Helps create and maintain a moist wound environment.
• Helps prevent eschar formation and promotes wound contraction
• Allows gas exchange necessary for a healthy wound bed
• Low-adherence reduces trauma at dressing changes
• Conforms to wound contours
• Low fiber shed
• Easy to remove
ALGISITE* M Calcium Alginate Dressing may be used for: lacerations, abrasions, skin tears, minor burns, diabetic, pressure or venous ulcers and surgical wounds.
Contraindicated for use on lightly exuding wounds, wounds with packed cavities and sinuses (remove packing before application) or on individuals with a preexisting alginate allergy.
|Antimicrobial format available|
|Conforms readily to wound||●|
|Intact when saturated||●|
|Moisture vapor permeable||●|
|Secondary dressing required||●|
|Usable on infected wounds||●|
|Variety of sizes||●|
|Educational Material Available||●|
|Free Samples/Trials Available||●|
|Published Clinical Article Available|
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Depending on the nature of the wound and exudate volume, this dressing can remain in place for up to seven days.
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Advanced Wound Bioactives
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