3M Tegaderm Ag Mesh Dressing with Silver

3M Tegaderm Ag Mesh Dressing with Silver

Brand/Manufacturer: 3M
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  • FSA Approved
  • Latex Free
  • Made in USA

3M Tegaderm Ag Mesh Dressing with Silver is a versatile and easy-to-use dressing with silver that provides an effective antimicrobial barrier in an affordable silver dressing. Contains silver sulfate which is released as silver ions in the dressing and creates an effective antimicrobial barrier for up to seven days.

Why choose Mesh Dressing for Wounds?

  • Long-lasting
  • Cut to size
  • Versatile
  • Safe in use

 

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
90500 2" x 2" 5/Pack $1.31
$37.79
$26.24
90501 4" x 5" Each $0.58
$18.89
$11.54
90501 4" x 5" 5/Pack $2.78
$83.99
$55.64
90501 4" x 5" 5/Pack,4Pk/Case $11.77
$306.17
$235.47

Features of Tegaderm Ag Mesh

  • Silver mesh can be cut, folded, or fluffed
  • May be used as a primary dressing or with absorbent wound fillers
  • Effective against a wide range of microbes, including yeast, fungi, and antibiotic-resistant bacteria (MRSA and VRE)
  • Effective up 7 to seven days
  • Can be moistened with wound exudate, sterile normal saline, sterile water, or liquid hydrogel

When to use 3M Tegaderm Ag Dressing?

  • Pressure, arterial, neuropathic (diabetic), and venous leg ulcers
  • Surgical wounds
  • Trauma wounds
  • Superficial and partial thickness burns
  • Abrasions Donor sites

 

Tegaderm Usage

Dressing Application:

  1. Evaluate the wound and select the dressing size that will fit into the wound margins without overlapping with the surrounding skin. If necessary, trim or fold the dressing to fit the wound site.
  2. Apply dressing to the wound bed. For dry to minimally draining wounds, the dressing may be moistened with sterile normal saline or sterile water to provide a moist wound environment. For additional absorbency, 3M Alginate Dressings may be used as wound fillers over the Tegaderm Ag Mesh dressing.
  3. Apply a suitable cover dressing that maintains a moist wound healing environment to minimize dressing adhering to the wound bed. Apply 3M Medipore +Pad Soft Cloth Adhesive Wound Dressing or 3M Tegaderm +Pad Film Dressing with Non-Adherent Pad as a cover dressing. For greater absorbency, apply 3M Tegaderm Foam Dressing (nonadhesive) or 3M Tegaderm High-Performance Foam Adhesive Dressing


Removing the Dressing:

  • Change the dressing as needed. The frequency of changing will depend on factors such as the type of wound and volume of drainage.
  • At the time of dressing change, if the dressing adheres to the wound surface, saturate with sterile normal saline or sterile water, allow the dressing to soften, and gently remove.
  • Avoid forceful removal of the dressing to minimize disruption of the wound.


Contraindications:
Tegaderm Ag Mesh should not be used on individuals that have a known hypersensitivity to silver or cotton. This product is not indicated for use as a surgical sponge or for use on third-degree burns. This product should not be used with enzymatic debriding agents that are contraindicated for use with silver products

Warning:
Avoid use with iodophor containing products which may reduce the effectiveness of ionic silver

 

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