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What is maxorb AG?
Last Updated: 18th April, 2021
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In this way, what is maxorb AG used for?
Medline Maxorb Extra Ag Silver Alginate Antimicrobial Sheet Wound Dressing is used for moderate to heavily draining wounds. It is a highly absorbent dressing which provides an antibacterial barrier to combat the bacteria absorbed in the wound exudate.
Likewise, is maxorb the same as calcium alginate? Maxorb® Extra Calcium Alginate is made from calcium alginate and sodium carboxymethylcellulose fibers. Contraindicated for use on full-thickness (third-degree) burns, on dry wounds, as a surgical sponge or on patients with a known sensitivity to alginates.
Also know, how do you use Melgisorb AG?
Apply to wound bed directly. Loosely fill deep wounds, ensuring the dressing does not overlap the wound margins. Cover and secure Melgisorb® Ag with a non-occlusive secondary dressing. Melgisorb® Ag can remain in situ up to seven days.
Is Aquacel AG an alginate?
Aquacel Ag is an absorbent wound dressing made from sodium carboxymethyl cellulose and impregnated with 1.2% silver. Alginate Silver is a material contains calcium alginate and silver alginate. It is a highly absorbent wound dressing with good antimicrobial properties, which is similar to Aquacel Ag .