Gauze Sponges

Gauze sponges are used to cushion a wound, absorb wound exudate, apply ointments or rub cleansing fluids to a wound site. They are composed of loosely woven fabric that is usually made up of cotton or synthetic fiber. Medical sponges find their use every day in medical offices and hospitals. They can be used anywhere on the body, be it on legs, ankles, feet, stomach, arms, neck, head, etc. At Shop Wound Care, we offer a wide range of gauge sponges from various top-selling manufacturers like Covidien, Mckesson, Medline, Cardinal Health, etc.

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Features of Gauze Sponges

  • Protect the wound site from dirt and germs 
  • Can be used for cleaning, scrubbing, prepping, debriding, packing or dressing a wound 
  • Protect the skin from inflammation after a laceration, severe burn, or general breaking of the skin 
  • Smooth and gentle fabric of these surgical sponges reduces the risk of maceration 
  • High absorbency strength 
  • Prevent the chances of lint falling into the wound 
  • Absorbency is determined by ply; more the ply, higher is the absorbency 
  • Can be used to slow down or stop bleeding 
  • Can soak up plenty of blood or fluid before requiring a change