calcium alginate dressing

calcium alginate dressing

Wound care A wound dressing used to manage exudates in partial to full-thickness wounds, providing a moist environment for healing. See Wound care.
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The first of these dressings, a calcium alginate dressing with Active Manuka (Leptospermum) Honey was cleared for use by Health Canada in June and then by the FDA in July.
Active Leptospermum Honey Impregnated Calcium Alginate Dressing Treatment Options for Medically Compromised Patients", Elizabeth Bodie Gross, RN, NP, WCC.
The calcium alginate dressing has been available since October 2007 and the hydrocolloid versions -- adhesive and non-adhesive -- will be available before the end of the 2nd quarter, 2008.
Clinical Application of Absorbent Calcium Alginate Dressing Pads, Containing Manuka (Leptospermum) Honey, in Infected Lower Extremity Venous Ulcers", Dr.
AlgiMed(TM) is a calcium alginate dressing intended for use on bleeding wounds.
Argentum Medical Unveils Silverlon Calcium Alginate Dressings 89
Some wound care products, such as calcium alginate dressings,|21~ are especially designed to absorb large amounts of exudate.
Derma Sciences (OTCBB:DSCI), a manufacturer and marketer of advanced wound care products, today announced that the Statistical Analysis Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (SADMERC) - a contracted intermediary and carrier for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) - has notified the company of its decision regarding Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for billing purposes for MEDIHONEY(TM) Calcium Alginate dressings with Active Leptospermum Honey.
A cost-effective alternative: Investigating absorbent gelling calcium alginate dressings with antimicrobial silver.
Comparison of Honey-Impregnated Calcium Alginate Dressings to Non-Impregnated Calcium Alginate Dressings on Wound Healing"; Catherine T.