Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
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Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag Antimicrobial Foam Dressing is an all-in-one dressing designed for pressure ulcers and other wounds located in the sacral area. The ionic silver contained in the dressing provides antimicrobial properties and helps to inactivate wound-related pathogen within 30 minutes. Safetac technology is proven to minimize pain and skin damage at dressing changes.

Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag Highlights:

  • Sacral shaped dressing
  • Rapid and sustained antimicrobial activity
  • Reduces microorganisms in infected sacral wounds
  • Self-adherent
  • Showerproof

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Item #DescPkg Price 
382490 9.2" x 9.2" (23 x 23 cm) 5/Pack $14.08
$449.99
$351.89

Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag Foam Dressing Features

  • Excellent retention and effective exudate management
  • Maintains a moist wound environment for optimal healing
  • Contains silver sulfate that gets activated by wound fluid
  • Silver technology kills a wide range of bacteria for up to 7 days
  • Mepilex dressing may reduce odor by reducing the number of microorganisms
  • Can be lifted and positioned without losing the adherent properties
  • May remain in place for several days depending on the condition of the wound
  • No secondary fixation required
  • May be used under compression bandages
  • Promotes patient comfort during wear
  • Low potential for skin irritation and allergy
  • Soft and conformable

Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag Design Features:

  • Polyurethane Backing Film:
    - Moisture vapor permeable
    - Bacterial and viral barrier
  • - Moisture proof
  • Safetac Technology Layer:
    - Reduces pain and trauma during dressing changes
    - Seals the wound margins and reduces the risk of maceration
    - Does not adhere to the moist wound bed, only to dry skin
  • Multi-Layered Absorbent Foam Pad:
    - Compressed foam absorbs exudate with antimicrobial effect
    - Superabsorbent layer retains exudate
    - Nonwoven layer spreads and retains fluid
  • Powerful Silver Performance:
    - Inactivates wound-related pathogens within 30 minutes
    - Provides sustained silver release up to 7 days

When to use Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag Dressing?

  • Medium to high exuding sacral pressure ulcers and wounds like surgical excision of the pilonidal cyst
  • Chronic and acute wounds where antimicrobial properties are indicated
  • For traumatic wounds and secondary healing wounds
  • To act as an antimicrobial barrier in sacral wounds at high risk of infection or re-infection
  • To obtain a rapid and sustained antimicrobial property
  • To combine an antimicrobial property with a less painful and less stressful patient care management program

Safetac Technology Layer:

Safetac is a patented soft silicone adhesive technology. Mepilex Border Ag with Safetac technology is atraumatic both during wear and upon removal. It minimizes trauma to the wound and the surrounding skin, thereby minimizing pain to the patient. It also prevents maceration by sealing around the wound edges to protect the peri-wound skin.

How to use Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag Dressing?

  1. Gently cleanse the wound and dry the surrounding skin.
  2. Choose a Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag antimicrobial foam dressing size that will allow the adherent border to overlap the wound area by at least 2cm.
  3. Remove the release film.
  4. Lay absorbent foam pad over wound area.
  5. Gently smooth adherent border in place.
  6. Do not stretch.

Contraindications:


  • Do not use on patients with a known sensitivity to silver
  • Do not use on patients undergoing the following: radiation therapy, X-ray, ultrasound, diathermy or Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Do not use in conjunction with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide

Precautions:

  • Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag foam dressing should be used under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional.
  • Clinicians/Healthcare Professionals should be aware that there are very limited data on prolonged and repeated use of silver-containing dressings, particularly in children and neonates.
  • It may cause transient discoloration of the wound bed and surrounding skin.
  • In the event of clinical infection, it does not replace the need for systemic therapy or other adequate infection treatment.
  • The interaction of the dressing with other topical treatments has not been demonstrated.
  • Other than saline solution or water, the interaction of cleansing agents in combination with Mepilex Border Sacrum Ag antimicrobial dressing has not been demonstrated.
  • Do not use in conjunction with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide.
  • Avoid contact with electrodes or conductive gels during electronic measurements, e.g. electrocardiograms (ECG) and electroencephalograms (EEG).
  • For external use only.
  • If reused, the performance of the product may deteriorate and cross-contamination may occur.
  • Sterile: Do not use if inner package is damaged or opened prior to use. Do not re-sterilize.
  • If the product is used after the expiry date product properties cannot be ensured.

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