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Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing

Melgisorb Wound Dressing Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing Melgisorb Plus Calcium Dressing

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Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing absorbs large amounts of wound exudate. When absorbing, the alginate fibers form a soft, moist gel, giving a moist environment conducive to wound healing. The gel can easily be removed by irrigating with 0.9% saline. It is soft, pliable, conformable, and can be cut to shape.

Why choose Melgisorb Plus Calcium Alginate Dressings?

  • Available as flat nonwoven dressings and flat rope
  • Excellent absorption to manage high levels of exudate
  • Soft, comfortable and conformable to the body
  • Retains fluids to limit maceration of the wound

Features of Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Dressings

  • It is non-sensitising and is intended for a wide range of wounds, both infected and non-infected
  • They are composed of calcium sodium alginate fibres
  • It is a sterile alginate dressing that absorbs exudate and quickly turns into a gel to provide a moist environment for wound healing to take place
  • It does not adhere to wound bed and provides minimal pain upon dressing removal
  • Non-adherent to the wound site or surrounding skin High wet strength to allow removal in one piece High integrity and high gel blocking properties
  • Promotes a moist wound environment conducive to wound healing
  • Minimizes the risk of maceration
  • Enhanced wet/dry tensile strength for ease of application and removal
  • Cost-effective: Optimized dressing with the increased absorption capacity


Melgisorb Plus Dressing Data Sheet
 

What to buy with Melgisorb Plus Calcium Alginate Dressing

When to use Melgisorb Plus Calcium Alginate Dressings?

Melgisorb Plus is intended for a wide range of moderately to heavily exuding wounds, both infected and noninfected, such as:

  • Pressure sores
  • Venous and arterial ulcers
  • Diabetic ulcers
  • Donor sites
  • Postoperative wounds
  • Dermal lesions and other external wounds inflicted by trauma
  • Dermal lesions and other external wounds inflicted by trauma
  • Medium to high exudation
  • High exudation
  • Viscous exudate
  • Wound cavity
  • Infected wound
  • Post-operative wound
  • Traumatic wound
  • Pressure ulcer

Melgisorb Plus is not indicated for dry wounds, third-degree burns or surgical implantation. If an infection is suspected, follow local routines given by health care professionals.

How to use Melgisorb Plus Absorbent Calcium Alginate Dressings?

Using Melgisorb Plus AG Dressing- Step 1

1. Select a size of Melgisorb Plus that is slightly larger than the wound. Open the package by pulling.

 
Using Melgisorb Plus AG Dressing- Step 2

2. Apply a dry Melgisorb dressing to the moist wound bed. Shallow wounds: Chose the correct size of flat dressing to be able to cover the entire wound

 
Using Melgisorb Plus AG Dressing- Step 3

3. Deep wounds and cavities: Cut the appropriate length of the cavity dressing and pack the wound loosely.

 
Using Melgisorb Plus AG Dressing- Step 4

4. Cover and secure Melgisorb Plus with an appropriate secondary dressing. Compression therapy may be usedin conjuction with Melgisorb Plus.

 

How to change and remove Melgisorb Dressing?

  • Change Melgisorb Plus dressing when saturation is reached. Melgisorb Plus can be left in place for several days depending on wound condition or as indicated by clinical practice.
  • Remove the secondary dressing and discard it in an appropriate way
  • Remove Melgisorb Plus by gently cleansing/flushing with 0.9% saline or appropriate solution. Any non-gelled Melgisorb Plus will moisten in contact with the saline. Dispose of soiled dressing per institution policy. Melgisorb Plus is sterile. Do not use if an inner package is damaged or opened prior to use. Do not re-sterilize.

Things to remember while using Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Wound Dressing

  • Melgisorb Plus should not be used on heavily bleeding wounds.
  • Do not use Melgisorb Plus on patient and/or user with known hypersensitivity to the ingoing materials/components of the product.
  • If infection is suspected, follow local routines given by health care professionals.
  • Do not reuse. If reused performance of the product may deteriorate, cross contamination may occur.

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