AQUACEL Ag for moderately to heavily exuding wounds AQUACEL Ag Hydrofiber dressing is Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose with 1.2% ionic silver. It offers the unique gelling properties of Hydrofiber technology with the power of ionic silver.
The dressing fibres of AQUACEL Ag gel on contact with wound fluid by hydrophilic action. The fibres swell as they lock bacterial exudate away from the wound by vertical wicking, creating a large fluid absorption capacity AQUACEL Ag dressing can kill a broad spectrum of wound pathogens in the dressing that can cause infection including MRSA, VRE and Pseudomonas aeruginosa and aids in reducing the wound bioburden Bacteria and other harmful wound exudate components are locked within the gelled AQUACEL Ag dressing fibres, where the ionic silver contained within the dressing kills them Application Before applying, carefully cleanse the wound with saline and dry surrounding skin. Apply directly onto the wound leaving an adequate overlap onto the surrounding skin of at least 1cm.