Specialized Wound Dressings

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A variety of specialized wound dressings are used to aid in wound care therapy. Some examples of these treatment options include:

  • Collagen dressings: These nonadhesive, nonocclusive dressings like Integra® and Oasis®, are formulated with bovine or porcine collagen.
  • Specialty collagen products: Combined with oxidized regenerated cellulose, these dressings include Promogran®,Prisma®.
  • Other wound coverings that are used include hydrogels, hydrocolloid, foam dressings, alginates, composite dressings, specialty absorptive dressings, and anti-microbial silver products.