Is SilvaSorb the same as hydrogel?

Is SilvaSorb the same as hydrogel?

SilvaSorb Gel is the first product that combines a hydrogel’s ability to maintain a moist wound-healing environment with the benefits of sustained release antimicrobial silver for helping heal chronic wounds and reducing infection. SilvaSorb Gel is another novel product developed for Medline by AcryMed, Inc.

What do you use SilvaSorb gel for?

SilvaSorb® Gel is indicated for use on pressure ulcers, partial- and full-thickness wounds, leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, graft wounds and donor sites, first- and second-degree burns, surgical wounds, skin tears, lacerations and abrasions. Contraindicated for use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver.

Is hydrogel good for deep wounds?

When used as a wound dressing, hydrogel not only forms a physical barrier and removes excess exudate but also provides a moisture environment that promotes the wound healing process. Additionally, hydrogel can perfectly fill irregularly shaped wounds and deal with deep bleeding efficiently.

Is Silvadene and SilvaSorb the same?

Findings demonstrated that the use of SilvaSorb Gel was associated with less pain and greater patient satisfaction when compared with Silvadene.

Why is hydrogel good for wound healing?

How often do you apply SilvaSorb Gel?

When to remove a re-apply SilvaSorb Gel:

  1. Monitor wound area for moisture and drainage.
  2. SilvaSorb Gel may be left in place for up to 3 days.
  3. Re-apply SilvaSorb Gel more frequently, if directed.
  4. Remove the secondary dressing.
  5. SilvaSorb Gel may be removed with the cover dressing.

Can you pack a wound with hydrogel?

Impregnated hydrogels This is formed by dispersing the gel into a gauze/sponge strip or pad, to be applied over the wound and typically covered by a secondary dressing to seal the wound. It can be used to pack deep wounds as well.

What is SilvaSorb dressing?

SilvaSorb® Antimicrobial Silver Dressing features a hydrogel sheet with silver that combines controlled-release ionic silver with advanced fluid management. Effective antimicrobial protection for up to seven days. • Absorbs more than five times its weight in fluid. • Contains 20% water to donate moisture when needed.

Is SilvaSorb good for burns?

SilvaSorb Gel was safe and effective at treating partial thickness burns and was associated with significantly less pain and greater patient satisfaction over the course of treatment.

What is silvasorb wound gel?

Medline Silvasorb – Hydrogel Silver Antimicrobial Wound Gel is a wound dressing for lightly draining wounds that are in need of an antimicrobial barrier. Silvasorb harnesses the power of ionic silver.

How does silvasorb work?

Silvasorb harnesses the power of ionic silver. This wound gel releases silver at a controlled level for broad spectrum antimicrobial action, without harming tissue cells. The ionic silver is suspended in the Silvasorb gel to control its release for up to three days.

How long does silvasorb last?

The ionic silver is suspended in the Silvasorb gel to control its release for up to three days. Silvasorb gel creates an ideal moist wound healing environment by absorbing moisture. This non-stinging, nonstaining formula.

What is silvasorb dressing?

This hydrogel dressing offers antimicrobial protection over abroad spectrum of bacteria and fungi, including MRSA and VRE. Silvasorb works well for both partial and full thickness wounds. Tube Size : 0.25 oz, 1 1/2 oz, 3 oz.