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Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacral Adhesive Sterile Foam Dressing

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Item# Description Pkg reward$ Price Blank
Item #: 282055
6.3" x 7.9"
Item #: 282055
6.3" x 7.9"
Item #: 282455
8.7" x 9.8"
Item #: 282455
8.7" x 9.8"

Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacral Adhesive Sterile 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 dressing can be changed without damaging the wound or surrounding skin.

Why choose Mepilex Border Sacral Adhesive Foam 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 Mepilex Border Sacral Adhesive Sterile 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 Mepilex Border Sacral Sterile Foam 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 Sacral Foam Dressing?

How to apply Molnlycke Mepilex Border Sacral Adhesive Sterile Foam Dressing?

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

  • Area to protect. Assess the patient’s anatomy and determine appropriate dressing positioning.
  • After the skin is prepared, remove the center release film by gently pulling on the pink-lined edge
  • Hold buttocks apart. Apply dressing to the sacral area and into an upper aspect of the gluteal cleft, with the dressing ‘base’ positioned to cover the 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 the dressing from the skin.
  • Continue to release dressing from the skin using handling tabs until the skin is exposed for a skin check.
  • While maintaining the dressing position at the gluteal cleft, perform an assessment of the 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 Sacral Adhesive Sterile Foam Dressing

What is the use of Mepilex Border Sacral Dressing?

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

How often to change Mepilex Sacral dressing?

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

What is the absorbency level of Mepilex Sacral Dressing?

It absorbs moderate to high amounts of exudate.

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