AQUACEL AG Extra Dressing

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AQUACEL® AG Extra™ is a double layer Hydrofibre dressing with impregnated ionic silver within the strengthening fibres. The product turns to a gel when in contact with wound exudate. AQUACEL® AG Extra™ contours to the wound bed, eliminating dead space, to reduce the wounds bioburden, while the silver ions act as an effective antimcrobial. AQUACEL® AG Extra™ uses wicking technology to allow absorption up instead of spreading out.

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Product category – An Ionic Silver impregnated hydrofibre contact layer

Mechanism of Action –AQUACEL® AG Extra™ is a double layer Hydrofibre dressing with impregnated ionic silver within the strengthening fibres. This product turns into a gel when in contact with the wounds’ exudate. AQUACEL® AG Extra™ contours to the wound bed, eliminating dead space, to reduce the wounds bioburden, while the silver ions act as an effective antimcrobial. AQUACEL® AG Extra™ uses wicking technology to allow absorption up instead of spreading out.

Recommended use– AQUACEL® AG Extra™ is indicated for the treatment of  infected wounds.  Ensure a 1cm overlap onto the surrounding skin of the wound. AQUACEL® AG Extra™ needs to be cover with an appropriate secondary dressing for exudate management, such as a foam or absorbent pad.

Regime –AQUACEL® AG Extra™ can be left on for up to 7 days, depending on the level of exudate.

Precautions – If clinical signs of infection are not getting any better, or worsening, the person should seek medical attention, to investigate the underlying cause of the infection.

Company –ConvaTec Australia

Available Sizes- 

5cm x 5cm

10cm x 10cm

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