Applicators

Applicators are stick like items that are used to clean a wound as well as apply medicines or gels to the wound to make them antiseptic or to heal them. The basic structure of an applicator is a stick with one end covered with a soft cotton like head to be used as the applying tip. The application tip is usually absorbent so as to absorb the medicines and also absorb the exudate from the wound. The applicators are made of plastic or wood, and are sterile in nature. At Shop Wound Care, we bring to you a wide range of applicators from top selling brands such as McKesson, Hardwood Products Company, Dynarex Corporation, etc.

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Features of Applicators

  • Used to apply medicines or gels to the wound to heal them or stop infection 
  • Clean debris of a wound by absorbing the dust and other contaminate 
  • Absorb the exudate from the wound and help clean necrotic tissue 
  • Available in sterile and non-sterile options 
  • Are usually made of plastic or wood

Types of Applicators

  • Silver Nitrate Applicators - Silver nitrate applicators are apt for usage on warts, skin tags, mouth ulcers, suppression of granular overgrowth, cauterizing blood vessels. They come in varied lengths for better and flexible application. 
  • Wood Applicators - They are commonly used to stir liquid medicines and apply the medicine to the wound. They are splinter-free applicators and are sterile in nature. 
  • Cotton Applicators - Cotton applicators are made of plastic or wood with cotton wads on one end. They are perfect for cleaning a wound and applying antiseptics and other solutions to the wound