Smith+Nephew

Smith+Nephew exists to restore people’s bodies and their self-belief by using technology to take the limits off living. We’re dedicated to helping reduce the human and economic consequence of wounds, helping you get CLOSER TO ZERO◊: Zero pressure ulcer incidence, zero delay in wound healing, zero venous ulcer recurrence, zero diabetic amputations, and zero waste of healthcare resources. The only target worth aiming for…We’ll help you get closer.

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Product Education

  • IODOSORB◊ - Breaking down barriers to prepare the wound to progress to closure.

    IODOSORB◊ are a range of Cadexomer dressings with Iodine products, available in three presentations. (Ointment, Paste and Powder)

     

    IODOSORB removes barriers to healing by its dual action antimicrobial and desloughing properties. The broad spectrum antimicrobial action is provided by the sustained release of iodine and the desloughing action is provided by the unique cadexomer matrix.

     

    By effectively removing the barriers of bacteria, slough and debris and excess exudate, IODOSORB is effective for the treatment of infection in chronic exuding wounds.

  • ACTICOAT◊ - Fewer signs and symptoms of infection. Faster Progress!

    ACTICOAT◊ is a range of dressings that utilize the antimicrobial properties of silver to provide an efficient and effective barrier to bacterial penetration. Flexible, absorbent and conformable, each ACTICOAT variant is developed with properties specific to its required use. ACTICOAT has a unique, patented construction with nanocrystalline technology.

     

    With ACTICOAT, the prevention and treatment of infection starts rapidly and continues to work.

  • NEW! PICO◊ 14 - Designed to challenge hard-to-heal wounds

    The PICO◊ 14 system has been designed to challenge hard to heal wounds with: A pump duration of up to 14 days, designed for use on deep wounds, and an enhanced pump to facilitate treatment in large wounds with less user intervention.

     

    PICO sNPWT has been shown to improve patient outcomes compared to standard dressings and traditional negative pressure (tNPWT)1,2,3***, whilst reducing cost compared to standard care1

     

    References:

    1. Dowsett C, Hampton J, Myers D, Styche T. Use of PICO to improve clinical and economic outcomes in hard-to-heal wounds. Wounds International. 2017;8, p53–58.

    2. Kirsner R, Dove C, Reyzelman A, Vayser D, Jaimes H. A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of a Single-Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System Compared to Traditional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in the Treatment of Chronic Ulcers of the Lower Extremities, e-published ahead of print. May 2019.

    3. Hampton J. Providing cost-effective treatment of hard-to-heal wounds in the community through use of NPWT. Br J Community Nurs. 2015; 20:S14–S20

    4. ****compared to PICO version 1.6

  • Kirsner et al ( 2018) The effectiveness of a sNPWT system, compared to tNPWT in the treatment of chronic ulcers in lower extremities.

    Kirsner et al (2018) , A phase 4, randomised, controlled study, use of PICO sNPWT helped to significantly reduce wound area, depth and volume compared with tNPWT in patients with lower extremity wounds (venous leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers) over 12 weeks.1

     

    Reference:

    1. Kirsner R, Dove C, Reyzelman A, Vayser D, Jaimes H. A prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial on the efficacy of a single-use negative pressure wound therapy system, compared to traditional negative pressure wound therapy in the treatment of chronic ulcers of the lower extremities. Wound Repair Regen. 2019;27(5):519-529.

  • T.I.M.E - A simple tool to help give you the confidence to make the right treatment choices.

    Make a clear choice using our T.I.M.E clinical decision support tool and proven portfolio to choose the right product, for the right wound, at the right time. Helping you get CLOSER TO ZERO◊ delay in wound healing

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