McKesson Calcium Alginate with Antimicrobial Silver Rope Dressing is a sterile primary dressing for wounds with moderate to heavy exudate to assist with infection reduction and decreasing bioburden.
• Assists with infection reduction and decreasing bioburden
• Silver ions released in the presence of wound fluid protect the dressing from bacterial colonization and provide an effective barrier to bacterial penetration
Calcium Alginate with Antimicrobial Silver Rope Dressing is an effective barrier to bacterial penetration in moderately to heavily exuding wounds such as diabetic foot ulcers, leg injuries, pressure ulcers, partial- and full-thickness wounds, donor sites and traumatic and surgical wounds.
Contraindicated for use on third-degree burns, patients with a known sensitivity to alginates or silver and controlling of heavy bleeding. Should not be used with products that create an ionic exchange in the wound site (i.e., do not use with enzymatic debriding agents), but safe to use normal saline to cleanse the wound prior to dressing application.
|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|
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|Free Samples/Trials Available||●|
|Published Clinical Article Available|
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Depending on the amount of drainage and the secondary dressing, may be left in place for up to seven days. Change dressing as directed by a health care professional.
Cover with an appropriate secondary dressing depending on the amount of exudate and frequency of dressing change.
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