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Calcium Alginate Dressing 4 x 8 Inch - Sterile

By McKesson

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4 x 8 Inch




4 x 8 Inch

Box of 5
$9.548 each



4 x 8 Inch

Case of 50
$8.395 each


4 x 8 Inch - Each
SKU: 3563


4 x 8 Inch - Box of 5
SKU: 3563


4 x 8 Inch - Case of 50
SKU: 3563



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Calcium Alginate Dressings by McKesson are rectangle, sheet dressings that are used as a primary dressing that is designed to be cut to fit wounds with moderate to heavy exudate. The dressings absorb wound fluid while helping to maintain a moist wound environment. The seaweed-derived alginate turns to a moist gel mass material when saturated, helping to regenerate skin and expedite the healing process. Requires a secondary dressing.

Vitality Medical also carries other items that would pair well with the Calcium Alginate Dressings, such as Mepilex Border Dressing and Betadine Povidone Iodine Solutions.

Indications: Wounds with moderate to heavy exudate. May help absorb minor bleeding.

Contraindications: Patients with a known hypersensitivity to the product itself or to its components.

Change Frequency: Change dressing as directed by a healthcare professional.

Recommended Secondary Dressings: Cover with an appropriate secondary dressing depending on the amount of exudate and frequency of dressing change.

Calcium Alginate Dressing Features and Benefits:

  • Helps Absorb Moderate to Heavy Amounts of Wound Exudate and May Help Control Minor Bleeding.
  • Can Be Used to Fill Amounts of Wound Exudate and May Help Control Minor Bleeding.
  • A Secondary Dressing Is Needed to Hold Alginates In Place and to Protect the Wound From Outside Contaminants.
  • Optimal Gelling Profile Allows Dressing to Avoid Sticking to the Wound Bed and Helps Maintain Physical Integrity to Allow Removal From the Wound In One Place.
  • Highly Absorptive, Non-Occlusive.
  • May Be Trimmed to Fit Wound Dimensions.
  • Sterile.
  • Do Not Reuse.
  • Not Made With Natural Rubber Latex.
  • Sheet.

Calcium Alginate Dressing Specifications:

  • Manufacturer: McKesson
  • Application: Calcium Alginate Dressing
  • Color: White
  • Dimensions: 4" x 8"
  • Material: Calcium Alginate
  • Shape: Rectangle
  • Sterility: Sterile
  • Latex Free: Yes
  • HCPCS Code: A6197
  • UNSPSC Code: 42311540
  • Product Number: 3563
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Manufacturer McKesson

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