AQUACEL Ag EXTRA Dressing (ConvaTec)

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AQUACEL Ag EXTRA Dressing (ConvaTec)
AQUACEL Ag+ dressings comprise two powerful technologies working synergistically to manage the key local barriers to wound healing - exudate, infection and biofilm.Ag+ Technology is a unique ionic silver-containing, antibiofilm formulation that:Disrupts and beaks down biofilm slime to expose bacteriaKills a broad spectrum of bacteria, including antibiotic resistant superbugs, with its reservoir of silver prevents biofilm formationHydrofiber™ Technology helps create an ideal environment for healing – and for Ag+ Technology to work.Locks in excess exudate, bacteria and biofilm to help minimize cross infection and prevent macerationMicro contours to the wound bed, maintaining optimal moisture balance and eliminating dead spaces where bacteria and biofilm can growresponds to wound conditions by forming a cohesive gel, while helping to minimise pain associated with dressing changesAQUACEL Ag+ Extra dressing my be used for the management of:wounds as a barrier to bacterial penetration of the dressing as this may help reduce infection;wounds where there is an infection or an increased risk of infection (Extra only);diabetic foot ulcers, leg ulcers, (venous stasis ulcers, arterial ulcers and leg ulcers of mixed aetiology) and pressure ulcers/sores (partial & full thickness);surgical wounds;traumatic wounds;wounds that are prone to bleeding, such as wounds that have been mechanically or surgically debrided;oncology wounds with exudatewounds where bacteria are a suspected cause of (or a factor in) chronicity /non-progression.In addition, AQUACEL Ag+ Ribbon dressing may be used for cavity and deep wounds including sinus, undermining and tracking wounds.Please Note: Must be used in conjunction with a secondary dressing/bandage to secure it down
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