Most abundant protein in the body- found in skin, bone, ligaments,and cartilage It is produced by Fibroblasts

Calcium Alginates

Derived from brown Seaweed extract dressing (true alginates). Absorbs drainage vertically up into the dressing, preventing lateral spread- reduces maceration

Silver Calcium Alginates

There are many brands of Calcium Alginate impregnated with silver. Silver is antimicrobial and helps kill bacteria, including MRSA

Antimicrobial Gauze Bandage Rolls

Contains PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide) – Highly effective against most organisms. Limits cross-contamination from patient to patient, patient to clinician, and patient to the environment