Mckesson Calcium Alginate Dressing Sterile - 2 Size options

Mckesson 3562
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The Mckesson Calcium Alginate Dressing Sterile primary dressing that can be cut to fit wounds with moderate to heavy exudate. They absorb wound fluid while maintaining a moist wound environment. The alginate, derived from seaweed, turns to a moist gel mass material when saturated. Requires a secondary dressing.


  • McKesson Calcium Alginate Dressing
  • 4" x 4.75" (10.2 cm x 12.1 cm) or 4" x 8" (10.2 cm x 20.3 cm)
  • Sheet
  • Helps absorb moderate to heavy amounts of wound exudate and may help control minor bleeding.
  • Can be used to fill or pack the dead space in a wound.
  • A secondary dressing is needed to hold alginates in place and to protect the wound from outside contaminants.
  • Optimal gelling profile allows dressing to avoid sticking to the wound bed and helps maintain physical integrity to allow removal from the wound in one piece.
  • Highly absorptive, non-occlusive.
  • May be trimmed to fit wound dimensions.
  • Sterile
  • Do not reuse.
  • Not made with natural rubber latex

Special Features:

  • Indications: Wounds with moderate to heavy exudate and may help absorb minor bleeding.
  • Contraindications: Patients with a known hypersensitivity to the product itself or its components.
  • Change Frequency: Change dressing as directed by a healthcare professional.
  • Recommended Secondary Dressings: Cover with an appropriate secondary dressing depending on the amount of exudate and frequency of dressing change.