Silver (Ag) dressings

Red

Brand Name(s):Aquacel AG, Actisorb Silver, Atrauman AG, Tegaderm AG, Melgisorb AG, Urgotul SSD

Indication:

Rationale:1

Considered:Sep-19

Review Date:Sep-24

Comments:
Silver-impregnated dressings should not be used routinely for the management of uncomplicated ulcers. It is recommended that these dressings should not be used on acute wounds as there is some evidence to suggest they delay wound healing.