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Dressings, Impregnated, Antimicrobial, Silver

Definition : Antimicrobial dressings impregnated with silver. The most common substrates used in these dressings are gauze, alginate, foam, hydrocolloid, and hydrogel. Silver-impregnated antimicrobial dressings reduce the number of and/or kill microorganisms (e.g., bacteria, fungi, viruses); they are intended mainly to reduce the risk of infections in wounds, burns, and skin grafts.

Entry Terms : "Cavity Dressings, Wound" , "Silver Dressings" , "Dressings, Cavity Wound" , "Dressing Sponges" , "Wound Cavity Dressings"

UMDC code : 24822

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