Askina® Calgitrol® Thin

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Silver alginate dressings

Askina® Calgitrol® Thin is a thin sterile layer of ionic silver alginate matrix that that in the presence of wound exudate gels to form a moist wound environment conducive to natural healing conditions.

Advantages

  • Tolerable(2)
  • Easy to apply, no special skills or equipment required(1)
  • No activation needed: ready to use(1)
  • Helps prevent contamination from external bacteria(1)
  • Can be left in place for several days until secondary dressing requires changing(1)
  • Can be cut to size, if needed, before removing the protective films(1)
  • Suitable for cavity wounds
  • Available in the following sizes:
    • 5x5cm
    • 10x10cm
    • 10x20cm
    • 20x20cm
    • 20x40cm

Indication

For the management of

  • Partial to full thickness wounds
  • Stage I-IV pressure ulcers
  • Vnous 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.

(2) TrialC, Darbas H, Lavigne J-P, Sotto A, Simoneau G, Tillet Y, et al. Assessment of the antimicrobial effectiveness of a new silver alginate wound dressing: a RCT. J Wound Care. 2012 Jan; 19(1):20-6.

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Ordering information:

Askina® Calgitrol® Thin Size Pieces/box Article number
  5 cm x 5 cm 10 6205510
  10 cm x 10 cm
10 6201010
  10 cm x 20 cm
10 6202110
  20 cm x 20 cm
10 6202010
  20 cm x 40 cm
3 6202403

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