Acticoat

Acticoat®

A proprietary silver nitrate-based antibacterial burn dressing for wound protection.

Acticoat

Wound care A silver nitrate-based antibacterial burn dressing for wound protection. See Pressure ulcer.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Clean burn wounds with a TBSA > 10% up to a depth of superficial partial thickness have increasingly been covered with Biobrane and Acticoat dressings within the first 24 hours after burn injury.
Yin, HQ, Langford, R, Burrell, RE, "Comparative Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Activity of ACTICOAT Antimicrobial Barrier Dressing.
The nanocrystals in the firm's Acticoat product line release silver ions in the dressing and sustain release for up to seven days, killing such virulent germs as MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and VRE (vancomycin resistant enteroccocus).
Silver coated ressing Acticoat caused raised liver enzymes and argyria-like symptoms in burn patient.
Earlier this year, an in-vitro laboratory study conducted by Smith & Nephew, a global medical technology company located in London, England, indicated that a silver-coated antimicrobial dressing, ACTICOAT, could kill organisms that were recognized as among the most difficult to treat for antibiotic-resistant organisms, often referred to as "superbugs.
A randomized comparative trial between acticoat and SD-Ag in the treatment of residual burn wounds, including safety analysis.
Commercially available silver coated dressings, such as Acticoat, have been developed for the treatment and prevention of MRSA infection (Ulkur et al 2005, Ip et al 2006, Lee et al 2010).
The role of Acticoat with nanocristalline silver in the management of burns.
Since 2001, Smith & Nephew has held exclusive license for the sale of the ACTICOAT dressing portfolio, manufactured at the Ft.