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NU-DERM™ Alginate Wound Dressings

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Designed for High Absorption & Intact Removal

NU-DERM™ Alginate Dressing is a sterile, non-woven pad consisting of high G (guluronic acid) alginate and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) fibre. Designed with gelling capabilities, it enables intact removal while providing high absorbency.

This soft non-woven alginate dressing absorbs excess fluid, and protects and covers the wound bed, helping to create a moist environment for chronic and superficial wounds. The dressing does not dissolve, facilitating intact removal. 

NU-DERM™ Alginate Dressing was developed to manage moderate to heavily exuding chronic wounds and control minor bleeding in superficial acute wounds.

  • Highly absorbent
  • Helps maintain a moist wound healing environment
  • Facilitates intact removal
  • Minimizes the need for wound irrigation at dressing change, freeing up time

 

Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for KCI products and therapies. Healthcare providers should review the product User Manual, Safety Information and/or Instructions for Use prior to application.


  • Overview
  • How it Works
  • Indications & Applications
  • Evidence & Outcomes
  • Ordering

Overview

Strength

 
Even when the dressing is moist, as a gelled fiber, its structure remains intact. The high vertical absorption of exudate into the fiber dressing protects the wound edge1, thus supporting the healing process.

Wet Tensile Strength

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In vitro data demonstrates that dressing tensile strength is maintained when wet1 facilitate intact removal and minimize the need for wound irrigation at dressing change.

 

Easily Cut or Folded

 

NU-DERM™ Alginate Dressing can be cut or folded to accommodate the wound bed profile, filling dead space and helping to minimize pooling.

 

How it Works

  • ABOUT
  • SPECIFICATIONS

Designed for High Absorption


NU-DERM™ Alginate Dressing is designed to absorb exudate while helping to maintain a moist wound healing environment.

The NU-DERM™ Alginate Dressing’s hydrophilic fiber forms a gel at the wound surface-generating this moist wound environment. Overall, in vitro data shows, this highly absorbent dressing holds up to 18 times its own weight in fluid and maintains tensile strength, facilitating intact removal and minimizing the need for wound irrigation at dressing change.

As a result, the highly absorbent Alginate may help reduce the frequency of dressing changes1, freeing up precious clinician time.

 



NU-DERM™ Alginate Wound Dressing is a sterile, non-woven pad consisting of high G (guluronic acid) alginate and carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) fibre. The wound dressing is designed to be fast gelling and to allow removal intact.

 

NU-DERM™ Alginate Dressing is:

  • Intended as a primary dressing
  • Is made of non-woven material that absorbs excess fluid
  • Fills dead space, avoiding pooling
  • Helps maintain a moist wound environment
  • Maintains tensile strength when wet*, for intact dressing removal and minimizing the need for wound irrigation 

Indications & Applications

  • INDICATIONS
  • APPLICATIONS
Specific indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and safety information exist for KCI products and therapies. Healthcare providers should review the product User Manual, Safety Information and/or Instructions for Use prior to application.

NU-DERM™ Alginate Wound Dressing is indicated for the management of moderate to heavily exuding chronic wounds and to control minor bleeding in superficial acute wounds.
 
Chronic wounds:
- Pressure ulcers
- Leg ulcers
- Venous stasis
 
Ulcers:
- Diabetic ulcers and arterial ulcers
 
Superficial acute wounds:
- Abrasions
- Lacerations,
- Donor sites and postoperative wounds.



NU-DERM™ Alginate Wound Dressing can be cut or folded to accommodate the wound bed.

Evidence & Outcomes

The evidence table below provides some insights into the Absorption capabilities of the NU-DERM™ Alginate Dressings.
 
Acelity Clinical Evidence is a resource for healthcare professionals to explore preclinical, clinical, and review articles discussing the use of KCI and Systagenix products. Use our powerful search tool to customize your view of the Acelity product evidence.

 

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Clinical Evidence

Additional summary of evidence and outcomes.
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  • NU-DERM™ Alginate Wound Dressing

    PRODUCT PRODUCT CODE   dressings per box          
     
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              NU-DERM™Alginate Wound Dressing

              Rope 2.5cm x 130.5cm

     
     
     AWD112

    5

     
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               NU-DERM™Alginate Wound Dressing

              5 x 5cm

     
     
     AWD202

    10

     
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               NU-DERM™Alginate Wound Dressing

              10 x 10cm

     
     
     AWD404

    10

     
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              NU-DERM™Alginate Wound Dressing

              10 x 20cm

     
     
     AWD408

    5