Molnlycke Mepilex Absorbent Foam Heel Dressing With Safetac Technology

Molnlycke Mepilex Absorbent Foam Heel Dressing With Safetac Technology

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
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Molnlycke Mepilex Absorbent Foam Heel Dressing With Safetac technology is an absorbent heel dressing designed for a wide range of medium to highly exuding wounds. It is soft, conformable dressing which will easily and comfortably fit the heel. The Safetac technology also prevents Mepilex Heel from sticking to the wound bed yet adheres gently to the surrounding skin allowing easy application of secondary fixation.

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
288100 5" x 8" (13cm x 20cm) Each $0.58
$17.81
$11.50
288100 5" x 8" (13cm x 20cm) 5/Pack $3.08
$99.59
$61.59
288100 5" x 8" (13cm x 20cm) 5/Pack, 5Pk/Case $15.14
$396.59
$302.84

Features

  • High Performance Fluid Handling:
    - Handles up to three times more wound fluid through a combination of increased breathability and excellent absorption
    - Supports optimal moisture balance and reduced dressing change frequency
    - Provides secure contact over entire wound area to prevent pooling of exudate behind the heel
  • Gentle Adhesion:
    Adheres gently to intact skin
    - Does not adhere to moist wound surfaces
    - Stays in place while secondary fixation is applied
  • Minimizes Trauma And Pain:
    Does not damage peri-wound area or newly formed granulation tissue
    - Seals around the wound margins to reduce the risk of maceration
    - Increases patient comfort and adherence to treatment
  • Comfortable And Conformable:
    Ideal for difficult to dress areas
    - Can be cut to size if required
  • Convenient shape is perfect for heel wounds
  • Minimizes pain at dressing changes
  • Minimizes the risk of maceration
  • Effective exudate management
  • Safetac technology Mepilex Heel can be removed with less risk of trauma to the wound or surrounding skin
  • Dynamic backing film with increased breathability:
    Bacteria and viral barrier
    - Enhanced moisture vapor permeability for optimal exudate management
  • Absorbent foam pad:
    Absorbs and retains exudate to promote moisture balance
    - Works under compression
    - Conforms to body contours
  • Indications:
    - For exuding wounds on the heel or malleolus
    - Pressure ulcers
    - Diabetic foot ulcers
    - Less painful and less stressful care for the patient
  • Safetac Technology:
    Safetac is a soft silicone adhesive patented technology that minimizes pain patient and trauma wounds
    - It is less painful because it gently adheres to dry surfaces, like skin, but not to the surfaces wet and open wounds
    - Wraps the skin pores, thus covering over the surface of the skin, which results in a reduction of strength and thereby the trauma when removal of the dressing
    - Seals the wound margins, ensuring that exudate does not spread to the skin surrounding and minimizing maceration

More Information

  • Directions for Use:
    Gently cleanse the wound dry surrounding skin.(Mepilex Heel will not adhere to a moist surface.)
    - Remove the longer release film and fixate under the foot. Remove the shorter release film and mold the dressing around the heel bringing edges together. (Do not stretch.) Mepilex Heel should overlap the wound bed by at least 2 cm onto thesurrounding skin
    - Secure in place. Mepilex Heel can be held securely in place with a light tubular bandage such as Tubifast 2-Way Stretch or secured with Mepore Film or Mefix
  • Precautions:
    Mepilex Heel should not be used with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen per oxide
    - It should be stored in dry conditions below 35°C (95°F) and be protected from direct sunlight
    - In case of signs of clinical infection, consult a health care professional for adequate infection treatment
    - Do not use if inner package is damaged. Sterility is guaranteed if inner package is intact. Do not resterilize

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Questions & Answers


 
 
question
can sponges be washed and reused
ron - 8/5/2014 11:35:49 PM
answer
Thank you for reaching out to us. These are not to be reused.
Customer Care - 8/13/2014 12:36:40 AM
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