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Wound Dressings

3M Tegaderm Absorbent Dressings Adhesive Dressings
Dressings by 3M, Tegaderm,  which provide easy selection of size, shape and function. Dressing choices include absorbent acrylic, alginate, burn sheeting, composite, hydrocolloid, hydrogel, foam, transparent film. more info
An absorbent dressing that includes a transparent, elastomeric, body fluid-absorbing composition that is essentially free of hydrocolloidal gel particles more info
An Adhesive Dressing is comprised of a flexible polymer film with an adhesive surface. Products include Coban, Steri-Strips, and more. more info
Alginate Dressings Antimicrobial Dressings Collagen & Silicone Dressings
Alginate Dressings are composed of sodium alginate, a gelatinous and water-insoluble substance. When in contact with a wound, the sodium alginate in the dressing reacts with calcium chloride from the wound. This turns the dressing into a hydrophilic gel that maintains a moist environment for the wound.  Products include AlgiSite, SeaSorb, and more. more info
Antimicrobial Dressings are like the Acticoat 7 Antimicrobial Dressing and SilvaSorb AntiMicrobial Cavity Dressing. more info
Collagen & Silicone Dressings come in pads, gels or particles. They promote the deposit of newly formed collagen in the wound and they also absorb, exudate, and provide a moist environment. more info
Composite Dressings Foam Dressings Hydrocolloid Dressings
Composite dressings have multiple layers and can be used as primary or secondary dressings. They are appropriate for wounds with minimal to heavy exudate. more info
Foam dressings can absorb a lot of fluid, so they are particularly useful for wounds in the early stages of healing when drainage from the wound is greatest. Products include Polymen, Mepilex, and more. more info
Hydrocolloid dressings are most commonly used for light to moderate acute and chronic wounds. Products include DuoDerm, Medline Exuderm, Smith and Nephew Replicare, and more. more info
Hydrogel Dressings Non-Adherent Dressings Odor Absorbent Dressings
A hydrogel wound dressing is highly absorptive and creates a moist environment for the wound. Products include IntraSite Gel, SoloSite Wound Gel, Restore Hydrogel, Gentell Hydrogel Ag, Tegagel Hydrogel, and more. more info
Non-Adherent Dressings are particularly of value if patients have painful wounds, especially at when changing dressings. Products include Mepitel, Telfa, EXU-Dry Dressings, and more. more info
Odor Absorbent wound dressings absorb exudates and manage odor emanation from infected wound beds. Products include Restore Odor-Absorbent Dressing, CarboFlex Odor Control Dressing, and more. more info
Silvasorb Dressings Sodium Chloride Dressings Transparent Dressings
SilvaSorb utilizes a proprietary formulation that combines silver with additional compounds that provide for a targeted release of antimicrobial silver for up to seven days without harming healthy tissue. more info
A sodium chloride impregnated dressing that helps stimulate the moist cleansing of wounds. more info

Transparent Dressings

Transparent dressings are perfect for patients who want neutral colored dressings, waterproofing, or for medical professionals who want to monitor the wound site. Our selection of transparent dressings include Tegaderm, Bioclusive, Allevyn and Opsite. These transparent dressings are durable and reliably adhesive.
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A Wound Dressing is a sterile pad that is applied to a wound in order to promote healing and to prevent further harm. Dressings are designed to be in direct contact with the wound. Wound Dressings are also designed to absorb exudate, help to seal a wound, ease pain, debride a wound, protect from infection, and to promote healing.