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Askina® Gel


Description

Askina® Gel rehydrates dry necrotic wounds to facilitate autolytic debridement. It is a clear viscous hydrogel which:
  • Releases moisture in order to rehydrate dry necrotic tissue
  • Absorbs wound slough and excess exudate
  • Assist debridement and removal of necrotic and devitalized material from low exuding wounds

Indications

Low exuding necrotic or sloughy wound.

Features & Benefits

More hydration
Typically donates 40% of its water to the wound*

More absorption
Dependent on wound conditions Askina® Gel can absorb over 100% of its own volume in exudate

More targeted delivery
The special cannula allows accurate delivery in order to reach deeper wounds such as sinuses, thereby enhancing moist healing within the most difficult areas

More staying power
The high viscosity of Askina® Gel, means it stays in place on the wound for the duration of treatment, equally if required it spreads equally and evenly over the wound

*test carries out at 40% w/w concentration of gelatin data on file

Codes

Available on FP10 throughout the UK and on Scottish Wound Care Contract SPM003

SIZE UNIT/PACK PRODUCT CODE PIP CODE CEDAR CODE NHS SUPPLY CHAIN CODE
15g 5 001419S 328-1896 82821 ELG026

 

Case Studies

The following case study highlights the successful treatment of various types of wounds using Askina® Gel.

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Beuken I, McLeod E, McLinton A, Hodgson H, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow & Gartnavel General Hospital (2010)

Evaluation of Askina Gel – product characteristics and the patient experience