Askina® Calgitrol® Ag

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Silver alginate dressings

Askina® Calgitrol® Ag is a sterile dressing consisting of two layers:

  • an absorbent polyurethane foam layer which provides for the absorption of wound exudate.
  • an ionic silver alginate matrix which in the presence of wound exudate helps maintain a moist wound environment conducive to natural healing conditions.

Advantages

  • Absorbs wound exudate
  • No activation needed: ready to use(1)
  • Helps prevent contamination from external bacteria
  • Very simple to apply, no special skills or equipment required(1)
  • May be left in place for up to seven days or until the dressing is saturated with wound exudate(1)
  • Available in three sizes:
    • 10 x 10 cm
    • 15 x 15 cm
    • 20 x 20 cm

Indication

For the management of:

  • Exuding partial to full thickness wounds
  • Stage I - IV pressure ulcers
  • Venous, arterial and neuropathic ulcers
  • Second degree burns
  • Donor sites

It is indicated for external use only and may be used in the management of infected wounds under medical supervision at the discretion of the physician.

 

References:

(1) Instruction for use: Askina® Calgitrol® Ag, Askina® Calgitrol® THIN, Askina® Calgitrol® Paste.

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Ordering information:

  Size Pieces/box Article number
Askina® Calgitrol® Ag 10 cm x 10 cm 3 / 10 6211010
  15 cm x 15 cm
3 / 10 6211510
  20 cm x 20 cm
10 6212010

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