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Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Self Adherent Silicone Foam Dressing

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Item# Description Pkg reward$ Price Blank
Item #: 282055
6.3" x 7.9" (16cm x 20cm)
Item #: 282055
6.3" x 7.9" (16cm x 20cm)
Item #: 282455
8.7" x 9.8" (22cm x 25cm)
Item #: 282455
8.7" x 9.8" (22cm x 25cm)

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Foam Dressing is designed to absorb moderate to high exudate. This Silicone Foam Dressing has a moisture-proof and bacteria-proof film backing with high strength and flexibility. It forms a seal around the wound to prevent wound leakage. The Safetac technology minimizes the risk of maceration and offers a moist wound healing environment. The dressing can be changed without damaging the wound or surrounding skin.

Why choose Mepilex Border Sacrum Silicone Dressing?

  • Less pain and trauma upon removal
  • Designed for sacral wounds
  • Handling tabs for ease of application and removal
  • Absorbs moderate to high amounts of exudate
  • Protection and sealing at gluteal cleft
  • Designed for ease of use and patient comfort

Features of Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Silicone Foam Dressing

  • Safetac technology layer: Reduces pain and trauma during dressing changes, does not adhere to the moist wound bed, only to dry skin, seals the wound margins and reduces risk of maceration
  • Polyurethane backing film: Moisture vapor permeable, moisture proof, bacteria and viral barrier
  • Multi layered absorbent foam pad: Retention layer stores exudate, non-woven layer spreads and retains fluid, absorption layer transfers exudate to layers above
  • Improved fluid handling: Reduces risk of leakage and maceration
  • Wear time: Up to seven days
  • Sterile

When to use Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Dressing?

  • Treatment of moderate to highly exuding wounds such as:
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Leg and foot ulcers
  • Traumatic wounds like Skin Tears
  • Secondary Healing Wounds
  • Aid in the Prevention of Skin Damage
  • Surgical Incisions
  • Sloughy wound
  • Red granulated wound
  • Medium to high exudation
  • Painful wound
  • Sutured wound
  • Superficial wound
  • Fragile skin
  • Bordered foam dressings
  • Shaped dressings
  • Absorbent dressings

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Dressing Application Guide

What to buy with Mepilex Border Sacrum Silicone Dressings

How to apply Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacrum Self Adherent Silicone Foam Dressing?

Prepare the area: cleanse intact skin. Dry the surrounding skin thoroughly. Use of skin barrier under dressing is not necessary

  • Area to protect. Assess the patient’s anatomy and determine appropriate dressing positioning.
  • After skin is prepared, remove the centre release film by gently pulling on pink-lined edge
  • Hold buttocks apart. Apply dressing to sacral area and into upper aspect of gluteal cleft, with dressing ‘base’ positioned to cover coccyx area.
  • Remove side release films and gently smooth each side into place.
  • Press and smooth the dressing to ensure the entire dressing is in contact with the skin.
  • Ensure dressing conforms to the skin and avoid gaps or air pockets

Pressure ulcer prevention Re-application guide

  • Assess to confirm dressing is intact and applied correctly
  • Gently pull handling tabs to begin to release dressing from skin.
  • Continue to release dressing from skin using handling tabs until skin exposed for skin check.
  • While maintaining dressing position at gluteal cleft, perform assessment of skin.
  • Reapply the foam and borders of the dressing.
  • Confirm dressing is replaced to its original position, making sure the border is intact and flat.
  • Press and smooth the dressing to ensure the entire dressing is in contact with the skin.

FAQs About Mepilex Border Sacrum Silicoen Dressing

What is the use of Mepilex Border Sacrum Dressing?

Border Sacrum and Heel dressings are self-adherent, multilayer foam dressings meant to prevent pressure ulcers on the heel and sacrum.

How often to change Mepilex sacrum dressing?

Mepilex Border Sacrum Dressing offers up to a 7 day wear time.

What is the absorbency level of Mepilex Sacrum Dressing?

It absorbs moderate to high amounts of exudate.

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