SilvaSorb® Antimicrobial Silver Dressing features a hydrogel sheet with silver that combines controlled-release ionic silver with advanced fluid management. Effective antimicrobial protection for up to seven days.
• Absorbs more than five times its weight in fluid
• Contains 20% water to donate moisture when needed
• Will not dry out a wound or macerate the surrounding skin
• Continuous antimicrobial protection
• Gentle for the patient
• Extended wear time
• Site dressing has saddle-shaped perforation to conform to percutaneous tubing
SilvaSorb® Antimicrobial Silver Dressing is indicated for partial- and full-thickness wounds such as pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers, diabetic ulcers, venous stasis ulcers and on acute wounds such as draining surgical wounds, lacerations, donor sites, first- and second-degree burns and abrasions.
SilvaSorb® Site is indicated for IV catheters, dialysis catheters and central venous and arterial lines.
Contraindicated for patients with a known sensitivity to silver.
Silver antimicrobial devices are indicated for external use only.
|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|
|Educational Material Available||●|
|Free Samples/Trials Available||●|
|Published Clinical Article Available||●|
Moderate/Highly Exudating Wounds
Non/Minimally Exudating Wounds
Clean and dry the wound area. Apply SilvaSorb® Sheet either side down and cover with an appropriate secondary dressing.
Sheets may be left in place for up to seven days.
Amorphous gel may be left in place for up to three days.
Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage.
Composite island dressing, bordered gauze or transparent film dressing.