Smith & Nephew Allevyn Ag Gentle Soft Gel Adhesive Silver Wound Dressing
Smith & Nephew Allevyn Ag Gentle Soft Gel Adhesive Silver Wound Dressing

Smith & Nephew Allevyn Ag Gentle Soft Gel Adhesive Silver Wound Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: SMITH & NEPHEW
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Smith & Nephew Allevyn Ag Gentle Soft Gel Adhesive Silver Wound Dressing provides an optimal moist wound environment for the promotion of faster closure. The proven triple-action technology absorbs, retains and transpires for optimal exudate management. It features rapid and sustained antibacterial action and easier application with secondary retention and minimal pain on removal.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
66800455 2" x 2" Each $19.99 $13.99
66800455 2" x 2" 10/Pack $135.99 $90.99
66800455 2" x 2" 60/Case $755.99 $555.99
66800456 4" x 4" Each $40.99 $25.99
66800456 4" x 4" 10/Pack $200.99 $140.99
66800456 4" x 4" 70/Case $1200.99 $935.99
66800458 6" x 6" 10/Pack $545.99 $398.81
66800458 6" x 6" 30/Case $1050.00 $815.90

Features

  • Smith & Nephew Allevyn Ag Gentle Soft Gel Adhesive Silver Wound Dressing maintains optimal moisture balance
  • Sustained antibacterial activity for 7 days
  • Gentle adhesive allows for less painful dressing changes
  • Long wear time and fewer dressing changes
  • Indications:
    - Exuding partial and full thickness wounds
    - Decubitus ulcers
    - Diabetic ulcers
    - First and second degree burns
    - Donor sites
    - Over debrided and partial thickness wounds
    - Used in conjunction with a hydrogel dressing, such as intrasite gel for necrotic or sloughy woundsSuitable for use on fragile skin

More Information

  • Precautions:
    -
    For external use only
    - Not compatible with oxidizing agents (e.g. EUSOL) or hydrogen peroxide, as these can break down the absorbent polyurethane component of the dressing
    - Not intended to provide treatment for infected wounds
    - May be used on infected wounds being managed in accordance with institutional clinical protocols for infection abatement as an adjunct to the standard treatment regimen to provide a barrier to bacterial penetration
    - May not be compatible with topical antimicrobials
    - Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements e.g. EEG and ECG
    - When it is used on a patient during MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) examination some warming may be experienced
    - Not compatible with oil based products such as petrolatum
    - Not suitable for use alone on cavity wounds but may be used over cavity wounds as a secondary dressing
    - As with all products containing silver sulfadiazine the following precautions should be noted, especially when covering a large surface area with the dressing
    - Use caution in patients with significant hepatic or renal impairment
    - Use caution in individuals known to have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
    - Effects of systemically administered drugs may be altered
    - This can especially apply to oral hypoglycaemic agents and to phenytoin
    - In the case of these drugs, it is recommended that blood levels should be monitored as their effect can be potentiated
    - When used under compression dressing could become dislodged if the limb experiences a rapid reduction in oedema
  • Instructions for use:
    Step 1:
    Where required, cleanse the wound in accordance with normal procedures
    Step 2:
    Select appropriate dressing size
    Step 3:
    - Prepare and clean the skin surrounding the wound area by removing excess moisture
    - Any excess hair should be clipped to ensure close approximation to the wound
    Step 4:
    Using aseptic technique remove the protector material from Allevyn Ag Gentle and apply the adherent side to the wound ensuring good contact all the way around and secure with a dressing retention sheet e.g. Opsite Flexifix, tape or bandage
    Step 5:
    - Allevyn Ag Gentle can be cut to fit awkward areas
    - Always use aseptic technique when cutting the dressing
    Step 6:
    Allevyn Ag Gentle can be lifted and repositioned on application without losing its adherent properties
    Step 7:
    - Allevyn Ag Gentle can be used in combination with other methods of treatment e.g. compression therapy, under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
    - When used under compression the dressing must be cut to the size of the wound without overlapping on to surrounding skin and care taken to ensure that the dressing is adhered in position before compression bandages are applied

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