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3M™ Tegaderm™ Superabsorber Dressing

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  • Easy application and removal
  • Comfortable to wear (21)
  • Surface remains dry to touch
  • Maintains a moist wound environment for optimum wound healing
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Brand
Tegaderm™
Breathable
Yes
Department
Cardiovascular, Emergency, Intensive Care Unit, Medical-Surgical, Oncology, Operating Room-Surgery, Pediatrics, Radiology, Urgent Care, Wound Care
Dressing and Device Securement Condition Type
Wounds
Dressing Type
Superabsorber Dressing
Latex
No
Product Type
Superabsorber Dressings
Size
10cm x 10cm square, 10cm x 20cm rectangular, 20cm x 20cm square, 20cm x 30cm rectangular
Sterile
Yes
Details
  • Easy application and removal
  • Comfortable to wear (21)
  • Surface remains dry to touch
  • Maintains a moist wound environment for optimum wound healing
  • Removes excess matrix metalloproteinases (MMP's) that can cause a delay in wound healing (22)

3M™ Tegaderm™ Superabsorber Dressing is a sterile, single use superabsorber dressing designed specifically for use on highly exuding wounds. Our superabsorber dressings lock in exudate to help prevent moisture associated complications - even under compression (20). Can be used as both primary and secondary dressings.

Suggested Applications

  • Indicated for use on highly exuding wounds including;
  • Leg ulcers
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Wet legs

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20. Meuleneire F (2010) Clinical experiences of using a super absorbing dressing. Poster presented at EWMA Congress 2010, Geneva, Switzerland21. Arcens C, Trial C (2013) Performance of a new superabsorbent dressing for managing exudate leakage. Poster presented at 17th National Wound Healing Conference, Paris, France20. Meuleneire F (2010) Clinical experiences of using a super absorbing dressing. Poster presented at EWMA Congress 2010, Geneva, Switzerland22. Eming S et al (2008) The inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase activity in chronic wounds by a polyacrylate superabsorber. Biomaterials, July 29 (19): 2932-2940
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