- For lightly draining wounds in need of an antimicrobial barrier
- Helps manage bacterial burden1,2; Continuous antimicrobial protection1,3; Non-staining1; Gentle for the patient4,5; Advanced fluid management1 ; Extended wear time3,6,7
- Indications: pressure ulcers, partial and full-thickness wounds, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, graft wounds and donor sites, skin tears, surgical wounds, lacerations and abrasions, and first- and second-degree burns.
- Contraindications: individuals with a known sensitivity to silver
- Sheets may be left in place for up to 7 days; Amorphous gel may be left in place for up to 3 days
- Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage; Dressing change frequency will depend on amount of drainage.
1.Data on file
2. Castellano JJ, Shafil SM, Ko F Donate G, Wright TE, Mannari RJ, Payne WG, Smith DJ ,Robson MC. Comparative evaluation of silver containing antimicrobial dressings and drugs. Int Wound Journal. 4: 114-122.
3. Nametka M. Silver antimicrobial hydrophilic dressing benefits management of recurrent non-healing wounds. Symposium on Advanced Wound Care. Baltimore. 2002.
4. Copty T, Kiran R, Glat P. Assessing the risk of skin irritation with the use of a silver based site * dressing on pediatric patients. Symposium on Advanced Skin and Wound Care. Orlando, FL. 2007.
5. Nametka M. Antimicrobial silver polymer contact layer for treatment of venous leg ulcers. Symposium on Advanced Wound Care. Las Vegas. 2001.
6. Nametka M. A hydrophilic silver antimicrobial wound dressing for site preparation and maintenance of human skin equivalent grafts to venous leg ulcers: Technical and clinical considerations. Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care, Nashville. 2000.
7.Nametka M. Silver antimicrobial absorbent wound dressing can contribute to cost control in home care. Annual Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care. Dallas. 2002.
8. US Patent 6,605,751.