To help manage bacterial contamination and infection, whilst also dealing with the secondary symptoms of exudate and pain.
To help manage bacterial load and/or adsorb odour.
To hydrate the wound, and facilitate autolytic debridement and removal of necrotic and sloughy tissue.
To promote healing in stalled and chronic wounds.
To help protect from adherence and minimise trauma and pain on dressing removal.
To help provide a comfortable and effective moist wound environment for all types of wounds and/or protect the wound from external contamination.
To help reduce the effects of venous insufficiency.