Hollister CalciCare Calcium Silver Alginate Dressing
Hollister CalciCare Calcium Silver Alginate Dressing

Hollister CalciCare Calcium Silver Alginate Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: HOLLISTER INCORPORATED
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Hollister CalciCare Calcium Silver Alginate Dressing is a sterile, reinforced non-woven alginate dressing composed of a high G (guluronic acid) calcium/sodium alginate. It is highly absorbent with an improved wet strength. Calcium Alginate Silver Dressing is effective against a broad spectrum of microorganisms through recommended wear time.

CalciCare Calcium Alginate Dressing Highlights

  • Excellent absorption capacity
  • Odor reduction
  • Reinforced for intact removal
  • Helps maintain a moist wound environment

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
529967R 2" X 2" (5cm x 5cm) Each $0.20
$7.25
$3.99
529967R 2" X 2" (5cm x 5cm) 10/Pack $1.50
$42.65
$29.99
529968R 4" X 4.75" (10.2cm x 12cm) Each $0.41
$12.75
$8.25
529968R 4" X 4.75" (10.2cm x 12cm) 10/Pack $4.00
$108.65
$79.99
529969R 1" x 18" Rope (2.5cm x 46cm Rope) Each $0.85
$26.75
$16.99
529969R 1" x 18" Rope (2.5cm x 46cm Rope) 5/Pack $4.10
$108.65
$81.99

CalciCare Calcium Alginate Silver Dressing Features

  • Natural calcium alginate fibers
  • Aids autolytic debridement, facilitating wound healing
  • Uniformly absorbs exudates and protects the peri-wound skin
  • Helps maintain a moist wound environment
  • Calcium alginate material is highly absorbent and creates conformable protective gel when in contact with exudate
  • Silver ions are released in the presence of wound exudate
  • Effective against a broad spectrum of microorganisms through recommended wear time
  • As the product contains alginate, it may assist in supporting the control of minor bleeding in superficial wounds
  • Uniformly absorbs exudates and protects the peri-wound skin
  • Soft and conformable, highly absorbent, and fast gelling
  • Creates comfortable protective gel when in contact with exudate
  • Increased integrity when, helping to achieve clean, one-piece removal
  • New strengthening layer increases confidence that what goes in comes out
  • Improved wet strength
  • Effective antimicrobial barrier against bacteria associated with wound infections
  • Sustained silver release for up to seven days
  • Highly absorptive
  • Excellent absorption capacity
  • Residual fibers are biodegradable
  • Facilitates intact, one piece removal

Hollister CalciCare Calcium Silver Alginate Dressing User Manual

How to Apply Calcium Alginate Dressing?

Preparation of wound area
  • Assemble equipment and take to bedside.
  • Identify and inform patient of procedure.
  • Provide for privacy.
  • Wash hands and apply gloves.
  • Position patient so that wound area is exposed.
  • Thoroughly rinse or irrigate the wound area with Restore Wound Cleanser or normal saline, if appropriate. (If necessary, the wound should be debrided).
  • Clean and dry the periwound skin.
  • Measure the wound using the wound measuring guide.

Application of Dressing
  • Apply Restore Calcium Alginate Dressing with Silver to cover the entire wound using aseptic technique. The dressing may be loosely packed into undermining or tunnelling.
  • Cover with appropriate secondary dressing using aseptic technique (gauze, transparent film, etc).
  • Secure secondary dressing with tape or other material.
  • Remove gloves and wash hands after completing procedure.

Removal of Dressing
  • Wash hands and put on gloves.
  • Remove secondary dressing.
  • Remove Restore Calcium Alginate Dressing with Silver. Residual pieces of the dressing may be removed from the wound base by irrigation.
  • Irrigate wound base using Restore Wound Cleanser or normal saline, if appropriate.
  • Reapply dressing if necessary.
  • Remove gloves and wash hands after completing procedure. 
  • Note:
    - Restore Calcium Alginate Dressing, Silver may be left in place for up to four days. Dressing change frequency will depend on patient condition and the level of exudate.

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