Reimagine wound care.
One patient at a time.
Each patient and wound is unique and deserves customised care.
Our comprehensive negative pressure wound therapy solutions enable you to
provide wound management options based on each patient’s needs.
No two wounds, just like no two people, are exactly the same. The way you treat your patient is as unique as they are. With 3M’s scientifically engineered negative pressure wound therapy solutions and support, you can reimagine the way you approach wound care. 3M provides a wide range of wound management options, which have been shown in comparative studies to help reduce the cost of care and improve patient outcomes.1-3
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy creates an environment that promotes the wound healing process. The application of negative pressure to a wound also assists with the removal of wound fluids, which can include infectious materials.4
Since its commercialisation in 1995, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy has been used effectively in a wide variety of acute and chronic wounds.5 Whilst initially available only for inpatient wound treatment, over time, a variety of portable NPWT systems have been developed for use across the continuum of care.
3M NPWT solutions come in all shapes and sizes—ranging from durable devices with multiple therapy modalities, to portable and disposable units that can fit in the palm of your hand.
At 3M, we continue to develop new technologies and therapies designed to make wound healing manageable for you as caregivers and more comfortable for patients around the world. 3M NPWT have evolved beyond the standard 3M™ V.A.C.® Therapy.
An integrated wound management system designed and clinically shown to create an environment that promotes wound healing. V.A.C.® Therapy has demonstrated in published studies the potential to help reduce hospitalisation time6,7 and risk of complications.8,9
Veraflo Therapy combines the benefits of NPWT with automated instillation and dwell of topical wound solution to provide simulateous cleansing and granulation tissue formation.
Prevena Therapy is the first single-use negative pressure therapy system designed for the management of closed incisions in patients at risk of post-operative complications, including infection.
AbThera Therapy helps protect abdominal contents from the external environment, allows rapid access for re-entry, provides medial tension, and fluid removal. It helps draw wound edges together and helps to achieve primary fascial closure.
The temporary abdominal closure system provides medial tension, which helps minimise fascial retraction and loss of domain15-17
In two separate studies,18,19 when compared to Barker's vacuum pack technique, AbThera Therapy demonstrated greater reduction in 30-day and 90-day all-cause mortality.18,19
Snap Therapy System is a discreet, mechanically powered, single-use system that preserves patient mobility and is ideal for low-to-moderate exudating wounds.
Customisable dressings to address even the most difficult anatomies, such as diabetic foot ulcers.
3M’s comprehensive NPWT portfolio helps promote a healing environment for many different types of wounds across multiple care settings.
Every wound is unique and may require a cascading approach to treatment. NPWT creates an environment that promotes wound healing by delivering negative pressure at the wound site. 3M offers a range of these specialized solutions to support your individual facility and patient needs. Including accompanying solutions.
This booklet includes case studies across several wound types like traumatic wounds, chronic wounds, diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers. Learn how 3M Negative Pressure Wound Therapy and Advanced Wound Care solutions can help provide comprehensive wound management from start to finish.
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Note: Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for these products and therapies. Please consult a clinician and product instructions for use prior to application. This material is intended for healthcare professionals.