3M Tegaderm High Intensity Alginate Dressings
3M Tegaderm High Intensity Alginate Dressings are sterile, highly conformable wound dressings used to absorb moderately to heavily exudating wounds.
- Absorbs large amounts of exudate
- Conforms to the wound bed
- Highly absorbent
- Latex free
- Available in 4 x 4 and 12" rope
A gel-forming, absorbent, versatile alginate. High integrity for quick dressing changes. Offers gentle removal to protect fragile tissue.
For wounds with moderate to heavy exudate, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, trauma wounds, and dermal lesions.
Not for use with surgical implantation or third-degree burns.
Pads - Moisten the wound with sterile saline and dry periwound skin. Apply the appropriate size dressing or trim to size with minimal periwound overlap. Cover with an appropriate secondary dressing.
Rope - Fluff for light packing. Loosely pack by fluffing and layering rope back and forth into wound site. Cover with a secondary dressing that should reach 1" beyond the wound edge.
Remove secondary dressing and nongelled alginate dressing. Rinse away gel with sterile saline. If the dressing is dry, saturate with sterile saline for easier removal.
Sterile and latex free for safe pressure ulcer wound care!