The science behind AQUACEL™ Ag SURGICAL cover dressing

Advanced, patented Hydrofiber® Technology

frame1_locksLocks in fluid and traps bacteria1 , a

  • May help minimize cross-infection during removal.2
  • Helps protect periwound skin by helping reduce the risk of maceration.3,4

frame2_contoursContours to the wound5

  • Minimizes "dead space" where bacteria can grow.
  • Designed to maintain intimate contact with the incision even during joint flexion.

frame3_respondsResponds to levels of exudate by forming a cohesive gel

  • Maintains a favourable environment for healing.
  • Helps reduce trauma associated with frequent dressing changes.6,7
  • Helps balance inflammatory response.8
  • On-demand silver availability.9 a b

Skin-friendly hydrocolloid technology

  • Polyurethane film provides viral and bacterial barrier (when intact and with no leakage)
  • Conformable
  • Waterproof film
  • Reduces risk of infection
  • Allows for patient mobility
  • Allows for patient bathing or hydrotherapy

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