Acelity (Systagenix) CAD020 Silvercel Hydro-Alginate Antimicrobial Dressing With Silver 10cm x 20cm
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SILVERCEL Hydro-Alginate is a sterile, non-woven pad composed of a high G (guluronic acid) alginate, carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) and silver coated nylon fibres. Due to the excellent fluid handling capacity and the prolonged antimicrobial activity SILVERCEL is an ideal dressing for the management of chronic wounds. Antimicrobial action. SILVERCEL provides a sustained release of silver ions for up to 7 days, allowing for an effective antimicrobial protection for the entire wear time, depending on the level of exudate. SILVERCEL is effective against more than 150 wound pathogens, including MRSA, MRSE, VRE, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia Coli, Streptococcus pyogenes, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Candida albicans. Absorbency. The unique composition of the dressing manages exudates in moderate to heavily exuding wounds, promoting a favourable environment for effective wound management. SILVERCEL: Increases its tensile strength when in contact with wound exudate, allowing for intact removal. Minimises the risk of maceration and leakage. Has been proven to absorb and retain fluid even under compression.
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