Mepilex®

Overview

Mepilex is a foam dressing suitable for a wide range of wounds like venous leg ulcers, pressure ulcers or diabetic ulcers. Mepilex® minimizes pain and wound or skin damage at dressing change1,2. Mepilex can be cut to fit making it ideal for difficult to dress areas3,4.

  • Minimizes pain at dressing changes1,2
  • Minimizes the risk of maceration5,6,7
  • Effective exudate management7,8
  • Soft and conformable9,10

For more information visit: http://www.molnlycke.us/advanced-wound-care-products/foam-dressings/mepi...

References:

  1. White R. A Multinational survey of the assessment of pain when removing dressings. Wounds UK, 2008.
  2. Dykes PJ et al. Effect of adhesive dressings on the stratum corneum of the skin. Journal of Wound Care, 2001.
  3. Data on file : PD-131052, PD-005010, PD-030039, PD-068363, PD-133408, PD-275474
  4. Data on file : PD-356715
  5. Wiberg A.B et al. Preventing maceration with a soft silicone dressing: in-vitro evaluations. Poster presented at the 3rd Congress of the WUWHS, Toronto, Canada, 2008.
  6. Meaume S. et al. A study to compare a new self adherent soft silicone dressing with a self adherent polymer dressing in stage II pressure ulcers. Ostomy Wound Management, 2003.
  7. Feili F et al. Retention capacity. Poster presentation at the EWMA conference, Lisbon, Portugal 2008.
  8. External in vitro lab report : SMTL 20090625-002
  9. Palomar F, Treatment and Care of chronic wounds and perilesional skin using a selfadhesive silicone and foam dressing. Spanish Congress of Dermatology nursing in Benalmádena (Málaga) March 2007.
  10. Young MJ, Robbie J Management of the diabetic foot: A guide to the assessment and management of diabetic foot ulcers, The Diabetic Foot, 2002 5(3)
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May 26, 2016