|Silverlon Wound Contact Dressing|
|Silverlon SRWCD466 Wound Contact Dressing, 4" x 66", 1/Box|
|Our Price: $299.47|
- Designed for placement directly on the wound surface in direct contact with the injured tissues
- Provides a topical antimicrobial surface that reduces the bacteria and fungi counts on the wound surface and within 2 to 4 millimeters of the wound surface
- Can be left in place for up to 7 days depending on the amount of wound drainage and necrotic (dead) tissue present
- Provides a highly conductive surface that reestablishes the normal skin electrical potentials
- Provides an antimicrobial barrier to the entry of Fungi and Bacteria including MRSA Bacteria and Acinetobacter Bacteria, thereby protecting the wound from outside bacteria and fungi contamination
- Indicated for local management of first and second degree burns, incisions, skin grafts, donor sites, lacerations, abrasions, pressure sores, chronic wounds, chronic ulcers, dermal ulcers, vascular ulcers, and diabetic ulcers
- Place silver side down onto wound for all Silverlon products
- Initial Application
- 1. Moisten Silverlon with clean water and wring out excess water
- 2. Cover Silverlon with cover dressing based on wound condition.
- For exudating wounds use an absorbent dressing of choice.
- For dry wounds, use with a moisture donating dressing, such as but not limited to: hydrogel, hydrocolloid, pre-moistened foam or gauze, film or other moisture control dressings.
- For Exudating (Draining) Wounds
- 1. Remove and dispose of the outer absorbent cover dressings as necessary.
- 2. Gently remove Silverlon, if wound or dressing appears dry, add water to dressing.
- 3. Dispose of Silverlon, or, if protocols permit reuse, rinse Silverlon thoroughly with clean water to rinse away any exudate that maybe on the dressing (You may stretch the dressing by its corners to open up its weave to help loosen the exudate from the cloth), gently squeeze out excess water, and reapply to wound while moist for up to 7 days use.
- 4. Apply fresh cover dressings.
- For Dry Wounds
- 1. At the time of outer dressing change: gently remove Silverlon, either, dispose of the Silverlon dressing or rinse the existing Silverlon with water to remoisten it, and reapply for up to 7 days use.
- 2. Cover the Silverlon with new moisture donating cover dressings of your choice.
- Remove Silverlon prior to MRI procedures
- Do not remove the Silverlon Wound Contact Dressing while dry or if Silverlon is sticking. If sticking occurs, rewet and saturate the Silverlon Dressing waiting until it can easily be removed.
- Keep Silverlon in contact with 1-2cm of healthy tissue outside wound