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Atraumatic protection | Always there with a comforting touch.

Atrauman is part of the Atrauman Family - HARTMANN's range of wound contact layers.

Atrauman® has been helping to improve patients' lives since 1998, providing atraumatic protection both clinicians and patients love and trust. That's why Atrauman® is listed on the majority of formularies1 and is the most widely used wound contact layer in the UK2.

Atrauman – When you simply need a wound contact layer
Atrauman Ag – When you need reliable antimicrobial action
Atrauman Silicone – When you need an especially gentle touch

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Atraumatic protection

Always there with a comforting touch -Atraumanis the most-loved, non-adherent primary wound contact layer in the UK2.


  • Protection of wound bed and granulation tissue3
  • Provides skin care by keeping the wound edges soft and supple1.3
  • Can be applied to acute and chronic wounds of all types3

*DT February 2018. Atrauman 7.5cm x 10cm, £0.35 per dressing, Urgotul 10cm x 10cm, £3.13

Atrauman® Ag

Antimicrobial protection

Reliable antimicrobial action with a reassuring touch -Atrauman Agis an ideal treatment for patients with infected wounds4.


  • Protection of wound bed and granulation tissue1.5

  • Suitable for the treatment of infected wounds4.5

  • Effective against 99.9% of bacteria4

  • Does not deliver a bolus of silver4

*DT February 2018. Atrauman Ag 10cm x 20cm, £2.49, Urgotul SSD 15cm x 20cm, £8.99

Atrauman® Silicone

Silicone protection

When only the most gentle of touches will do -AtraumanSiliconedoesn’t adhere to the skin or cause pain or trauma when removed6.


  • Protection of fragile tissue and skin6

  • Safe and gentle positioning through initial tack6

  • Minimises pain and trauma on removal1.6

*DT January 2018. Atrauman Silicone 7.5 x 10 cm, £2.25 per dressing. Mepitel 8 x 10 cm, £2.80. Mepitel One 9 x 10 cm, £2.41 per dressing.

References. 1. Data on file. 2. IMS Data non-silicone, non-antimicrobial wound contact layers, December 2015. 3. Stephen-Haynes, J. (2009). The use of Atrauman non-adherent wound dressing in tissue viability. Journal of community nursing. 14, 29–30, 32–34. 4. Ziegler, K. et al (2006). Reduced Cellular Toxicity of a New Silver Containing Antimicrobial Dressing and Clinical Performance in Non-Healing Wounds. Skin Pharmacol Physiol 19:140–146. 5. Brown, A. (2010). Silver dressings use in chronic wounds: Let clinical judgment be the guide. British Journal of Community Nursing. 15, 12, 30–37. 6. Meuleneire, F., Rücknagel, H. (2013). Soft silicone dressings made easy. Wounds International May 2013.