Several types of Silver Wound Dressing Available In The USA

Several types of Silver Wound Dressing Available In The USA

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SilvaSorb Antimicrobial Wound Gel by Medline

  • For lightly draining wounds in need of an antimicrobial barrier
  • Helps manage bacterial burden; Continuous antimicrobial protection; Non-staining; Gentle for the patient; Advanced fluid management; Extended wear time
  • 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.
  • Price: for 1 gel its $25.65 per ModoMed

AQUACEL Ag Extra hydrofiber antimicrobial dressing, 4″ x 5″.

  • Locks in exudate and traps bacteria. Helps protect periwound skin and reduce maceration. May help to minimize wound and crossinfection during removal. Sold by the box of 10.
  • Price $145 per 10

 

Aquacel Ag Silver Wound Dressing

Aquacel ag 4″ x 4.7″ antimicrobial hydrofiber dressing with ionic silver. Sold by the box of 10. AQUACEL Ag dressing incorporating unique Hydrofiber Technology with 1.2% (w/w) silver combines the favorable gelling characteristics of Hydrofiber Technology with the broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties of ionic silver (Ag+). It is a versatile primary dressing indicated for moderate to highly exuding chronic and acute wounds where there is an infection* or an increased risk of infection. * when used in a comprehensive protocol of care. Also available in ribbon form, with stichbonding for added strength.

ACTICOAT

  • The ACTICOAT range is proven safe in over 10 years of clinical trials6,7,8,9. Patients benefit from a dressing that is shown to be fast10,11,12,13 and effective in-vitro against a broad spectrum of gram positive and gram negative bacteria and fungal wound pathogens14,15 including “suberbugs” such as MRSA, VRE16,17 and NDM-1 carbapenemase containing bacteria18.
  • In a comparative cohort study (n=75) in mixed chronic wounds 60% of patients managed with the ACTICOAT saw resolution of infection within 2 weeks compared to only 4% and 8% of patients in the two alternative silver dressing groups4.
  • A study in lower leg revascularisation surgery complications (n=248) demonstrated a 64% reduction in post-operative wound complications following a change in protocol a conventional gauze based dressing to ACTICOAT Absorbent19.
  • A meta-analysis of RCT data20 (n=285) from the burns area shows results comparing ACTICOAT with traditional standards of care such as decreased pain21,22, less dressing changes23,24 and reduced complication rates25 contributing to a shorter length of stay25.

Mepilex® Ag Antimicrobial Soft Silicone Absorbent Foam Dressing

  • Inactivates wound pathogens within 30 minutes and for up to 7 days
  • Safetac adhesive makes changing dressing less painful
  • Excellent conformability for better patient comfort
  • Good exudate management properties
  • May be cut to suit various wound sizes, difficult-to-dress areas and around devices such as external fixators

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