CURITY AMD Packing Strips - .25" x 1 Yd, Sterile, Plastic Tray

CURITY AMD Packing Strips - .25" x 1 Yd, Sterile, Plastic Tray
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  • 1/4" x 1 Yard, Sterile
  • Comes in a plastic tray
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CURITY AMD Packing Strips
1/4" x 1 Yard in Plastic Tray

CURITY AMD Packing Strips are impregnated with PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide), a powerful yet safe antiseptic that has a broad range effectiveness against gram positive and gram negative microorganisms including some multi-drug resistant strains such as MRSA. This exciting new product provides healthcare facilities a low cost, prophylactic method of treatment without changing nursing protocol.

CURITY AMD Packing Strips Features and Benefits:

  • Contain PHMB (Polyhexamethylene Biguanide): Highly effective against most organisms. Limits cross-contamination from patient to patient, patient to clinician, and patient to the environment.
  • Resists bacterial colonization within the dressing: Helps prevent infections from growing and spreading in the dressing.
  • Reduce bacterial penetration through the dressing: Helps minimize infection exposure from strike-though.
  • Broad-spectrum effectiveness provides protection against gram negative, gram positive and fungi/yeast microorganisms including MRSA and VRE: Helps reduce the risk of hospital acquired infection.

CURITY™ AMD™ Packing Strips FAQs:

  • What is PHMB?: PHMB stands for Polyhexamethylene Biguanide, which is a gentle yet efficacious antiseptic. It is in the chlorhexidine family but not as cytotoxic.
  • Is PHMB safe?: Yes, PHMB is commonly found in household cleaners and contact lens solutions.
  • Yes, PHMB is commonly found in household cleaners and contact lens solutions: There is no known resistance to PHMB. In fact, similar antiseptics have been commonly used for years with no major resistance. PHMB annihilates the cell wall. This mode of action makes resistance highly unlikely.
  • Are AMD™ antimicrobial dressings with PHMB efficacious?: AMD™ antimicrobial dressings have been demonstrated effective against: VRE, MRSA, Acintobacter Baumannii, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Candida albicans, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterbacter cloacae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, Serratia marcesens, and Staphylococcus coagulase.
  • Why use an AMD™ antimicrobial dressing?: AMD™ antimicrobial dressings resist bacterial colonization, reduce bacterial penetration, limit cross-contamination, and maintain balance of native skin flora.
  • Do AMD™ antimicrobial dressings impact healthy skin?: Clinical studies have shown that AMD™ antimicrobial dressings have no negative impact to epithelialization. In fact, it appears that AMD™ antimicrobial dressings help maintain native skin flora levels.

AMD is effective against:

  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Staphylococcus epidermidis
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Escherichia coli
  • Candida albicans
  • Staphylococcus coagulase
  • Proteus mirabilis
  • Serratia marcescens
  • Enterbacter cloacae
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Enterococcus faecalis
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CURITY AMD Packing Strips - .25" x 1 Yd, Sterile, Plastic Tray

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CURITY AMD Packing Strips - .25" x 1 Yd, Sterile, Plastic Tray Reviews Summary
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Average Rating
1 review
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1 out of 1 recommended this product to their friends
Top Pros

packaged well (1)
antimicrobial agent works (1)
heal quickly (1)
Top Cons

a little expensive (1)
Top Best Uses

wound management (1)
1-1 of 1 reviews

packaged well. antimicrobial agent works. heal quickly.
a little expensive .
Best Uses:
wound management.

I really started healing quicker when I started using these instead of regular packing. I had no problems with any smells or anything. Even though they're quite a bit more expensive, you heal fast enough to make up for it.

by from Reserve, NM
  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
1 person found this review helpful
1-1 of 1 reviews
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CURITY AMD Packing Strips - .25" x 1 Yd, Sterile, Plastic Tray
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can I buy this product at a drugstore?
Asked on Jul 10, 2011 12:37:31 PM by Curious from Appleton, Wisconsin
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Part Number(s): 730 0183, 730 0181, 730 0182

Mfg Part Number(s): 7831AMD

Scrip Part Number(s): 730 0181, 730 0182, 730 0183

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