Kaltostat

Kaltostat

Wound care An absorbent calcium alginate dressing for covering exudative wounds or rope packing. See Wound care.

Kaltostat

A brand name for a dressing impregnated with CALCIUM ALGINATE.
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In addition, collagen fibers appeared to increase wound closure rate significantly even when comparing to those subjected to commercially available dressing materials, Kaltostat. Furthermore, studies showed the immobilization of the peptide motif (Cys-KR12) on silk fibroin nanofibers and suggested a strong antimicrobial effect to several pathogenic bacterial strains [69].
Tenders are invited for Kaltostat Calcium Alginate Or Equivalent Dressing 5 X 5Cm Box Of 10.
Quanto aos produtos utilizados na presenca de descamacao umida, tem-se: violeta de genciana (3-5,7,9); sulfadiazina de prata (3,5,8,9); esteroides topicos, como o creme hidrocortisona (3,9,10) e betametasona (5); gaze com vaselina (7); solugel (6); biafine, eosin (3,4,8,9), neosporim (3); talco em po (6,8,10); limpeza da ferida com solucao fisiologica (8); iodine (5) %, kaltostat, jelonet (4), uso de coberturas oclusivas como de poliuretano, hidrocoloide e de silicone nao aderente, hidratantes de pele (8,9).
Sirimana et al compared calcium sodium alginate fibre (kaltostat), paraffin gauze and glove finger pack in 92 patients after inferior turbinectomy.
Dressing Brand Names Comments Calcium Kaltostat Choose secondary dressings Alginates according to manufacturers' recommendations (usually a combined dressing [ABD pad], gauze dressing, or transparent film to take away excess fluid and secure the dressing in place).
Alginate Dressing KALTOSTAT ConvaTec KALGINATE DeRoyal Maxorb Medline PolyMem Ferris Mfg.
We tend to pack the nasal cavity with Kaltostat (calcium sodium alginate), which is removed the following morning.
Daily dressings of the laparotomy wound involved irrigating with saline, picture framing of the wound with Duoderm, Kaltostat shaped to fit the wound bed, securing in place with Jelonet[TM] (Smith & Nephew), and covering with a secondary dressing of Combine (a secondary dressing material consisting of a layer of absorbent cotton enclosed in a sleeve of cotton gauze).