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Silicone composite dressings feature several layers that protect the wound from contaminants, absorb drainage, and preventing water from entering.
Hydrogel dressings promote wound healing by donating or absorbing moisture in the wound bed, ensuring a moist healing environment that is ideal for healing.
Hydrocolloid dressings support natural healing by protecting wounds from trauma and contaminants while maintaining a moist healing environment.
Foam dressings are absorbent, non-adherent dressings that draw moisture and debris away from the wound bed and provide a protective barrier.
Collagen dressings encourage natural healing by removing dead tissue and donating collagen fibers that are essential for wound closure.
Calcium alginates are absorbent dressings that promote moisture balance, keep wounds clean, and facilitate natural healing.