Give your patients the best possible care with 3M wound dressings and compression therapy solutions designed to enhance patient comfort and promote wound healing.
Healing can be a complex journey. In each new phase, patients rely on you for consistent, quality care—and you can count on 3M to deliver science-based solutions to support you. Together, we can make a measurable difference in transforming patient outcomes.
3M's comprehensive portfolio of solutions spans the entire spectrum of advanced wound care and skin integrity needs. From dressings that can manage exudate or provide a barrier to bacterial contamination, to products that help protect your patients’ skin, 3M gives you the effective solutions and support your wound care patients need to encourage healing and help them get back to their lives.
Find solutions below based on the type of wound care application you require.
Wound healing starts with addressing underlying issues such as bioburden and inflammation. Effective wound management strategies may include the use of topical advanced wound care products to protect and/or prepare the wound bed.
Wound care is complex, requiring clinicians to adapt dressing selection and procedures to accommodate changing levels of exudate and difficult body contours. Our solutions make it easier for you to maintain the moisture balance needed for optimal wound healing.
Our wound care solutions help protect and prepare the wound bed, maintain skin health and helps you improve the clinical outcomes for your patients.
Utilise our wound dressing solutions to minimise adherence while reducing the risk of exudate pooling and maceration. When it’s time for dressing changes, they’re specially designed to help minimise trauma and pain for the patient upon dressing removal.
3M™ Adaptic™ Touch Non-Adhering Silicone Dressing
Flexible, open-mesh silicone wound contact layer designed to optimise fluid management and minimise pain at dressing change.
3M™ Adaptic™ Non-Adhering Dressing
Primary wound contact layer made of knitted cellulose acetate mesh, impregnated with a petrolatum emulsion.
Wound care solutions uniquely designed to help manage infection, provide antimicrobial protection against bacteria and bioburden, and effectively manage the wound environment.
3M™ Inadine™ (PVP‑I) Non‑Adherent Dressing
A reliable, efficient and non-adherent dressing designed to help manage bacterial contamination and prevent infection in both chronic and acute wounds.
3M™ Silvercel™ Non-Adherent Antimicrobial Alginate Dressing
Non-adherent dressing with an antimicrobial effect, acting against a broad spectrum of germs that are pathogenic to the wound. Lasting up to 7 days depending on wound condition and exudate level.
3M™ Actisorb™ Silver 220 Activated Charcoal Dressing with Silver
Activated charcoal dressing with silver, enclosed in a non-adherent nylon sleeve. The activated charcoal traps odour in the dressing2 and binds bacteria and toxins that impair the healing process. The Silver kills the bacteria in the dressing.3
Create an optimal healing environment conducive to wound healing with our unique wound management solutions, designed for a wide range of exuding wounds, including chronic wounds.
3M™ Promogran™ Collagen Matrix with ORC
Comprised of a sterile, freeze-dried composite of 45% oxidised regenerated cellulose (ORC) and 55% collagen.
3M™ Promogran Prisma™ Collagen Matrix with ORC and Silver
Comprised of a sterile, freeze dried composite of 44% oxidised regenerated cellulose (ORC), 55% collagen and 1% silver-ORC. Silver-ORC contains 25% w/w ionically bound silver, a well-known antimicrobial agent.
Charcoal dressings help to traps bacteria and neutralize odour t sapien ullamcorper pharetra.
3M™ Odolock™ Activated Charcoal Dressing
The Activated Charcoal Cloth traps 99% of the bacteria tested in-vitro1* and neutralises bad odours. By eliminating offensive odours Odolock Activated Charcoal Dressing improves the quality of life for the patient and nursing personnel.6
Optimal wound healing relies on balancing moisture through effective exudate management. Utilise 3M’s wide range of absorbent dressings to help achieve moisture balance and manage exudate at each phase of wound healing.
For wounds with dry to low or donating moisture wound management. Select these wound care solutions specifically for dry or minimally draining wounds.
3M™ Tegaderm™ Transparent Film Dressing
Protects at-risk, intact skin to help prevent skin breakdown caused by friction and bodily fluids.
3M™ Kerralite Cool™ Moisture Balancing Hydrogel Dressing
Responds to wound conditions by donating and/or absorbing fluid as needed. This interaction with the wound bed regulates moisture levels, promoting debridement and granulation, creating the optimal conditions for wound healing.
3M™ Nu-Gel™ Hydrogel with Alginate
Transparent hydro active amorphous gel containing sodium alginate that gently and effectively debrides necrotic tissue and fibrinous slough.
Choose these wound dressings when treating wounds with low-to-moderate wound exudate.
3M™ Tegaderm™ High Performance Foam Adhesive Dressing
Designed to meet the challenges of low to high-exuding wounds. Absorbs and evaporates moisture to maintain optimal wound healing environments.
3M™ Tegaderm™ Absorbent Clear Acrylic Dressing
Unique, absorbent dressing that offers a clear view of the wound or surgical incision.
3M™ Tegaderm™ +Pad Film Dressing with Non-Adherent Pad
All-in-one dressing that provides a sterile, waterproof, viral* and bacterial barrier. These dressings consist of a non-adherent absorbent pad bonded to a thin film transparent dressing.
*In vitro testing shows that the transparent film dressing provides a viral barrier from viruses 27 nm in diameter or larger while the dressing remains intact without leakage.
3M™ Medipore™ +Pad Soft Cloth Adhesive Wound Dressing
All-in-one sterile dressings that feature a breathable soft cloth tape backing with a unique non-adherent pad. Gentle to the skin and easy to apply.
Help manage wounds with moderate to high levels of wound exudate.
3M™ Tegaderm™ Silicone Foam Dressing
Manages changing levels of exudate (low to high) to maintain moisture balance for optimal wound healing. It also provides an optimal balance of strong and gentle, making it an excellent choice for your wound management and pressure ulcer prevention programs.
3M™ Tegaderm™ High Performance Foam Non-Adhesive Dressing
Designed to meet the challenges of moderate to high-exuding wounds. Absorbs and evaporates moisture to maintain optimal wound healing environments.
3M™ Kerracel™ Gelling Fibre Dressing
Versatile carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) primary dressing for moderately exuding wounds.
3M™ Tegaderm™ High Integrity Alginate Dressing Optimal for maintaining a moist wound healing environment. Absorbing up to 20 times its own weight in exudate.
Select these advanced wound care dressings designed to treat high-exuding wounds.
3M™ Kerramax Care™ Super-Absorbent Dressing
Able to absorb and retain high levels of serous and viscous fluid away from the peri-wound skin and wound bed, helping to reduce skin maceration.
Compression therapy is the gold standard for management of venous leg ulcers (VLUs). Research has shown that use of compression therapy increases the rate of healing versus healing rates without the use of compression. 3M's unique compression systems deliver comfortable, therapeutic compression for the management of VLUs and lymphoedema.
Management of venous leg ulcers, lymphoedema and other clinical conditions where compression is appropriate.
3M™ Coban™ 2 Two-Layer Compression System
Comfortable to wear and simple to apply, the Coban 2 compression system comprises of two thin layers to provide the stiffness required to sustain working pressures/low resting pressures - to reduce oedema without the bulk. Recommended for patients with an
ABPI ≥ 0.8.
For patients who have mixed aetiology, an ABPI greater than or equal to 0.5, or are unable to tolerate high compression
3M™ Coban™ 2 Lite Two-Layer Compression System
For mild (<20mmHg) and moderate (20–40mmHg) compression use the Coban 2 Lite compression system. Recommended for patients with ABPI greater than or equal to 0.5.
Skin damage presents negative clinical outcomes resulting in potential complications such as infection, pain and suffering, and a poor patient experience. In addition, skin damage increases the time and cost of care. Help maintain your patients’ skin health and improve their clinical outcomes with our safe and effective skin care solutions.
NOTE: Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and safety information exist for these products and therapies, some of which may be Rx only. Please consult a clinician and product Instruction for Use prior to application.
For incontinence skin care and moisturising dry skin.
3M™ Cavilon™ Durable Barrier Cream
Concentrated, therapeutic cream that provides durable long lasting protection from bodily fluids while moisturising skin. The unique formula requires fewer application and less product with each applications.
To help protect against skin damage from friction, adhesive trauma and bodily fluids.
3M™ Cavilon™ No Sting Barrier Film
A unique, durable terpolymer-based alcohol-free barrier film, which forms a breathable, transparent protective coating on the skin for up to 72 hours.
Designed to help manage moderate to severe skin damage and protect at-risk skin.4
3M™ Cavilon™ Advanced Skin Protectant
Featuring 3M’s revolutionary polymer-cyanoacrylate technology, Cavilon Advanced Skin Protectant is designed to help manage moderate to severe skin damage and protect at-risk skin. The ultra-thin yet highly durable barrier is able to attach to wet, weepy surfaces and create a protective environment that repels irritants and supports healing.4
3M’s comprehensive advanced wound care and skin integrity portfolio helps promote a healing environment for many different types of wounds across multiple care settings.
When pressure ulcers/injuries can’t be avoided, establish a standard of care that treats the whole patient. 3M can help with solutions to support therapy goals established between you and your patients.
Use Tegaderm dressings to manage exudate, and even help prevent pressure injuries.
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Our comprehensive portfolio of solutions spans the entire spectrum of advanced wound care and skin integrity needs. Find solutions based on the type of wound care application you require.
This guide is intended to be used as a wound management resource for all members of the healthcare team involved in the assessment and management of wounds. It is not intended for patient diagnosis or treatment.
This pathway gives an overview on when to use our advanced wound dressings for inflammation and infection.
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Note: Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for these products and therapies. Please consult a physician and product instructions for use prior to application. This material is intended for healthcare professionals.