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

Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
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Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing is a soft, sterile 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.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
252000 2" x 2" (5cm x 5cm) 10/Pack $25.99 $16.31
252000 2" x 2" (5cm x 5cm) 100/Case $300.85 $203.90
252200 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) Each $6.99 $4.68
252200 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) 10/Pack $55.60 $37.73
252200 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm) 100/Case $535.85 $336.50
252500 4" x 8" (10cm x 20cm) Each $11.99 $8.15
252500 4" x 8" (10cm x 20cm) 100/Case $750.60 $611.90
253500 12.5", (32cm) Rope Each $7.99 $5.09
253500 12.5", (32cm) Rope 5/Pack $35.45 $21.41
253500 12.5", (32cm) Rope 50/Case $250.45 $200.93

Features



  • Molnlycke Melgisorb Plus Highly Absorbent Calcium Alginate Wound Dressing can be used for a wide range of moderately to heavily exuding and Partial to full thickness wounds such as:
  • Indications:
    - Pressure ulcers
    - Venous and arterial ulcers
    - Diabetic ulcers
    - Donor sites
    - Postoperative wounds
    - Dermal lesions and other wounds inflicted by trauma
  • 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 increased absorption capacity

More Information

  • Contraindications:
    - Melgisorb Plus is not indicated for dry wounds, third-degree burns or surgical implantations
  • Directions for Use:
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    Select a size of Melgisorb Plus that is slightly larger than the wound. Open the package by pulling. Cleanse wound area and dry surrounding skin
    - Apply a dry Melgisorb Plus product to the moist wound bed
    - Shallow wounds: Choose the correct size of flat dressing to be able to cover the entire wound
    - Deep wounds and cavities: Cut the appropriate length of the cavity dressing and pack loosely into the wound
    - Cover and secure Melgisorb Plus with an appropriate secondary dressing such as Mepliex Border. Compression therapy may be used in conjunction with Melgisorb Plus
  • Application:
    - Cleanse/flush wound with 0.9% saline or appropriate solution
    - Dry the healthy surrounding skin and if needed, protect with a water-resistant cream/ointment
    - Apply a dry Melgisorb product to the moist wound bed. Shallow wounds: Chose the correct size of flat dressing to be able to cover the entire wound. Deep wounds and cavities: Cut the appropriate length of the cavity dressing and pack the wound loosely
    - Cover with an appropriate secondary dressing (such as Alldress, Mesorb, Mefilm). The choice depends on the exudate level. Secure with an adhesive dressing or a bandage as appropriate
    Compression therapy may be used in conjunction with Melgisorb
  • Dressing change and removal:
    - Change Melgisorb dressing when saturation is reached. Melgisorb can be left in place for several days depending on wound condition or as indicated by clinical practice
    - Remove the secondary dressing and discard in appropriate way
    - Remove Melgisorb by gently cleansing/flushing with 0.9% saline or appropriate solution. Any non-gelled Melgisorb will moisten in contact with the saline. Dispose of soiled dressing per institution policy
  • Precautions:
    - 
    If infection is suspected, follow local routines givenby health care professionals
    - If reused performance of the product maydeteriorate, cross-contamination may occur

Customer Reviews

Questions & Answers


 
 
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Can this be used on a venous stasis ulcer that is very weepy ? How is it secured ?
Carol - 12/31/2014 1:33:28 PM
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Yes, this can be used on a venous stasis ulcer. Please refer to more information section for the application of the dressing.
Customer Care - 1/3/2015 4:33:26 AM
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