Covidien Kendall Calcium Alginate Dressing 24″ Rope (5 pack)


Kendall™ calcium alginate dressings are designed to interact with sodium in wounds to create an ionic exchange and help jump-start the epitheliazation process. The dressing absorbs approximately 20 times its weight in exudate. It is easy and painless to remove with minimal tissue trauma.


Feature Benefit
Gel Block Feature with unique fiber configuration Encourages vertical wicking which pulls exudates straight through the dressing allowing more efficient exudate removal
Maintains Integrity Allows fast and easy removal and clean up
Highly Absorbent fluid binding Absorbs up to 20 times its weight in exudate maximizing wound fluid retention and removal. Allows fewer dressing changes
Minimal Shrinkage Helps prevent maceration of periwound
Unique Calcium to Sodium Ratio Proliferates sodium – calcium exchange with the wound: Donates calcium to the wound and removes sodium from wound helping to regulate wound bed
Isotonic Sodium configuration Gentle on wound
High Calcium Levels Speeds hemostasis
Stable Gel Formula Higher percentage of guluronic levels allows easier removal and minimizes tissue trauma. Maximizes patient comfort during removal and debridement