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Wound Management Critical & Chronic Care Solutions

Wound Management

For acute, chronic or surgical wounds, choose a product from our comprehensive dressing range. They help to achieve treatment goals and deliver optimum patient care.

3M™ Medipore™ + Pad Soft Cloth Adhesive Wound Dressing

An all-in-one dressing, absorbent and comfortable. Hypoallergenic, excellent adhesion yet easy to remove. Porous, breathable and gentle to skin. Non-woven, flexible backing adapts to body contours. Low adherent pad helps to reduce pain at dressing changes. Round corners reduce wrinkle and edge roll of the dressing. Latex free.

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3M™ Tegaderm™ Matrix Dressing

The dressing is impregnated with polyhydrated ionogen (PHI) ointment that reduces pH at the wound surface resulting in normalisation of MMP activity (Matrix Metalloproteinases)¹²

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3M™ Tegaderm™ Superabsorber Dressing

3M™ Tegaderm™ Superabsorber Dressing is a sterile, single-use superabsorber dressing designed specifically for use on highly exuding wounds.

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Acrylic Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Absorbent Clear Acrylic Dressing provides increased wear time compared to other advanced wound dressings¹, allows monitoring of the wound² and protection against outside contaminants3. Tegaderm film backing is designed to enable patient to shower with confidence.

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Alginate AG Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Alginate Ag Dressing is an antimicrobial, highly absorbent¹ wound dressing available as a pad or rope that is composed of sterile calcium alginate and an ionic silver complex. It is indicated for use in the management of all moderate to heavily exuding partial to full thickness wounds where wounds are critically colonised (infected) or at increased risk of infection.

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Alginate Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Alginate Dressings are highly absorbent¹, sterile, and are composed of calcium alginate in a non-woven pad or rope. A version is now available which also contains an ionic silver complex.

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Contact Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ Wound Contact Layer is transparent, permeable, virtually non-adherent and allows exudate to flow through its pores.

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Film Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™Film is a transparent film dressing, that provides a water resistant, breathable barrier to external contaminants such as bacteria, viruses¹, blood and body fluids. 3M's original frame delivery system enables accurate and easy application. Suitable for use even on sensitive skin² and can be removed easily.

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Foam Dressings

3M™ Tegaderm™ High Performance Adhesive Foam Dressing is available in eight sizes and has a unique design that provides high fluid handing capacity¹, managing from low to high levels of exudate.¹

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Hydrocolloids

3M™ Tegaderm™ Hydrocolloid and 3M™ Tegaderm™ Hydrocolloid Thin DressingsCan be left in place for up to seven days. Tegaderm backing allows patients to shower. Easy to use, one-handed application.

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Hydrogels

An amorphous hydrogel, formulated to help provide a moist wound healing environment and enhance wound healing. Compatible with the 3M family of dressings used for dry to minimally draining ulcers and open surgical wounds.

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Island Dressings

A sterile dressing which provides a waterproof and bacterial barrier, together with a low-adherent absorbent pad which absorbs light levels of blood or exudate. Recommended uses include incisions, puncture sites (after cannula removal), arthroscopies and post-operatively as a general surgical dressing.

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Pressure Relief Products

Skin may break down as a result of pressure from sitting or lying in one position for long periods, or through 'friction' and 'shear'. 3M™ Reston™ Self-Adhering Foam helps to relieve pressure and so reduce the risk of skin breakdown occurring.

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