Molnlycke Mepilex Transfer Ag Soft Silicone Antimicrobial Dressing

Molnlycke Mepilex Transfer Ag Soft Silicone Antimicrobial Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE

Mepilex Transfer Ag Soft Silicone Antimicrobial Dressing by Molnlycke is an antimicrobial wound contact layer designed for low to high exuding wounds. It effectively transfers wound exudate into a secondary absorbent dressing while preventing microbial growth. The Safetac technology minimizes patient pain and stress during dressing changes. This results in undisturbed healing.

Mepilex Transfer Ag Dressing Key Points:

  • Multi-benefit exudate transfer dressing
  • Rapid and sustained antimicrobial activity
  • Inactivates a wide range of microorganisms
  • Conforms well to body contours
  • Can be cut into required shapes

Item #DescPkg Price 
394190 4" X 5"(10cm x 12.5cm) Each $2.24
$29.99
$22.43
394890 6" X 8" (15cm x 20cm) Each $5.23
$79.99
$52.29
394190 4" X 5"(10cm x 12.5cm) 5/Pack $12.80
$196.80
$127.99
394890 6" X 8" (15cm x 20cm) 10/Box $51.00
$699.99
$509.99
394590 8" X 20" (20cm x 50 cm) 2/Pack $35.40
$479.99
$353.99
394590 8" X 20" (20cm x 50 cm) Each $18.10
$249.99
$180.99

Mepilex Transfer Ag Antimicrobial Dressing Features

  • Offers the flexibility to construct an optimal dressing combination to fit a wound type or exudate level
  • Uniquely conformable and thin foam construction
  • Impregnated antimicrobial silver sulfate in polyurethane foam transfers exudate into a secondary cover
  • Absence of a backing film allows the exudate to transfer into a secondary dressing, which can be changed when needed, while Mepilex dressing stays in place
  • Shows rapid antimicrobial effect within 30 minutes that is sustained for up to 14 days
  • Maintains a moist wound environment conducive to healing
  • By reducing the number of microorganisms, Mepilex Transfer Ag may also reduce odor
  • Used with a second absorbent layer suitable for the level of exudate
  • Can be used under compression bandages

When to use Mepilex Ag Transfer?

Mepilex Transfer Ag Soft Silicone Antimicrobial dressing is indicated for low to high exuding wounds including difficult-to-dress locations where an antimicrobial effect is required:
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Partial thickness burns
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Foot and leg ulcers
  • Surgical incisions

Mepilex Safetac Technology:

The Safetac technology layer makes direct contact with the wound and the peri-wound skin, including uneven surfaces. It seals around the wound margins, allowing the foam structure of Mepilex Transfer Ag dressing to transfer exudate vertically into an absorbent secondary dressing.


How to use Mepilex Transfer Ag Dressing?

  1. Preparation - Cleanse the wound and dry the surrounding skin thoroughly. If needed, cut Mepilex Transfer Ag silicone dressing to the appropriate size or shape.
  2. Apply Mepilex Transfer Ag - Remove the release film, and apply the adherent side to the wound allowing at least 2-5 cm overlap on dry skin. Do not stretch the dressing during application.
  3. Apply Secondary Dressing - Apply an absorbent secondary dressing that is appropriate for the exudate level. The secondary dressing should extend 2-5 cm onto the peri-wound skin.
  4. Apply Fixation - Use an appropriate fixation to hold the dressings in place, e.g. Tubifast, Dermafit, etc.

Frequency of Change:

Mepilex Transfer Ag Soft Silicone Antimicrobial Dressing may be left in place for up to 14 days depending on the patient, the condition of the wound and surrounding skin, or as indicated by accepted clinical practice. It is intended for short-term use up to 4 weeks. For continued use, a re-assessment by a physician is recommended.


Contraindications:

  • Not for use in patients with sensitivity to silver or any of the other dressing content.
  • Do not use during treatments or tests with radiation, example, X-rays, ultrasound, diathermy or Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
  • Do not use with oxidizing agents such as solutions hypochlorite or hydrogen peroxide.

Precautions:

  • In case of signs of clinical infection, consult a healthcare professional for adequate infection treatment.
  • Do not use if inner package is damaged. Sterility is guaranteed if inner package is intact. Do not resterilize.
  • Should be stored in dry conditions and temperatures below 25 degrees C and protected from direct sunlight. There are no restrictions on the moisture conditions for storage, shipping, handling.

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