Categories: IV Dressings, Silver Containing IV Dressings
Pharmapore® PU IV Silver is Transparent, waterproof, bacteria proof and virus proof polyurethane film dressing, having incision along the middle and antimicrobial absorbent silver pad at the end of incision, located in central position.
The pad is a bilaminate construction, made of absorbent nonwoven, laminated with HDPE silver colour net. The nonwoven layer contains silver, in form of silver sodium zirconium phosphate.Mechanism of action of silver
The silver ions of silver pad are non-migratory. When silver pad was tested for zone of Inhibition, there were no inhibitions of growth around the sample but only under the sample. This means that silver ions do not leach from the pad and act only at the pad surface when they come in contact with microorganisms.Features
- Antimicrobial barrier to prevent colonization on the dressing.
- Prophylaxis against infection especially for wounds at high risk of infection.
- Biocompatible and complying to ISO 10993.
- Catheter and cannula fixation dressing and prophylaxis against catheter related infections (CRIs).
- There are no absolute contraindications for using Pharmapore® PU IV Silver.
- Do not use for individuals with known sensitivity to any of the dressing components.
- Due to presence of antimicrobial silver ions, the experience with neonates / small babies is limited.
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