Molnlycke Mesalt Sodium Chloride Impregnated Dressing
Molnlycke Mesalt Sodium Chloride Impregnated Dressing

Molnlycke Mesalt Sodium Chloride Impregnated Dressing

Brand/Manufacturer: MOLNLYCKE HEALTH CARE
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Molnlycke Mesalt Sodium Chloride Impregnated Dressing absorbs bacteria, exudate and necrotic material. Mesalt is made up of an absorbent nonwoven viscose polyester wound pad impregnated with crystalline sodium chloride. It creates a hypertonic wound environment which is unfavourable to the growth micro-organisms.

Molnlycke Mesalt Impregnated Dressing Highlights

  • Maintains its integrity even when it is fully saturated 
  • Easy one-step application and removal 
  • Supports bacterial balance

Item #DescPkgRewardPrice 
285580 4" x 4" (Folded: 2" x 2") 5/Pack $0.12
$15.99
$5.99
285580 4" x 4" (Folded: 2" x 2") 30/Pack $0.76
$55.99
$37.99
285580 4" x 4" (Folded: 2" x 2") 30/Pack, 8Pk/Case $5.52
$355.99
$275.99
285780 6" x 6" (Folded: 3" x 3") Each $0.05
$12.99
$2.39
285780 6" x 6" (Folded: 3" x 3") 30/Pack $0.76
$60.60
$37.99
285780 6" x 6" (Folded: 3" x 3") 30/Pack, 8Pk/Case $6.08
$400.60
$303.89

Mesalt Sodium Chloride Impregnated Dressing Features

  • Stimulates natural cleansing mechanism which supports healing, even in the infected wounds
  • Easy one-step application and removal
  • Supports bacterial balance
  • Cost effective, especially in case of heavily exudating or infected wounds where daily dressing change may be recommended
  • Dressing maintains its integrity even when fully saturated
  • Helps reduce edema which increases blood flow to the wound tissue
  • Mesalt is intended for the managing heavily discharging and infected wounds in the inflammatory phase and deep cavity wounds such as pressure sores or surgical wounds.

Mesalt Sodium Chloride Impregnated Dressing

Indications For Use:

  • Heavily draining and discharging infected wounds in the inflammatory phase
  • Wounds with moderate to heavy drainage, including wounds with yellow slough or fibrin
  • Deep cavity wounds
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Surgical wounds

How Mesalt works?

Molnlycke Mesalt Impregnated Dressing is applied dry. When it absorbs drainage the crystalline sodium chloride dissolves to create a hypertonic environment. This environment naturally wicks drainage, debris and edema into the dressing and supports the natural cleansing mechanism of the wound while providing a moist wound healing environment.

How To Use Mesalt Impregnated Dressing?

Mesalt Directions For Use

  1. Gently cleanse the wound area. Do not blot excess moisture.
  2. Fluff Mesalt and apply to wound ensuring the dressing is contained within the wound margins. Pack loosely into deep wounds.
  3. Cover with Alldress, or Ete and Mefix.

Mesalt Dressing Change Frequency

Mesalt dressings should be changed every 24 hours or more frequently if indicated by wound drainage or existing protocol.

Important Note:

  • Discontinue use of Mesalt when there is insufficient wound drainage to fully moisten the Mesalt dressing within a 24 hour period
  • Mesalt is intended for short-term use up to 30 days
  • There may be an increase in the amount of drainage and the size of the wound during initial treatment with Mesalt due to the reduction of edema and removal of wound debris

Mesalt Contraindications

  • Wounds with little or no drainage

Precautions:

  • Mesalt should not come into direct contact to exposed bone or tendon.
  • Mesalt should not be used on patients with a known allergy to the dressing or its components.
  • Mesalt should not be used on dry wounds.
  • Infected wounds should be evaluated on a regular basis and treated appropriately.
  • Do not reuse. If the reused performance of the product may deteriorate, cross-contamination may occur.
  • Sterile. Do not use if inner package is damaged or opened prior to use. Do not re-sterilize.

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Why is there an increase in wound size at first?
Lily - 3/18/2017 12:56:08 AM
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You may notice an increase in the amount of drainage and the size of the wound during the initial treatment with Mesalt due to the osmotic action of the hypertonic saline in the wound bed and the reduced edema in the surrounding tissues.
Customer Care - 3/20/2017 12:36:01 AM
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After how long the dressing should be changed?
James - 3/18/2017 12:55:39 AM
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Ideally Mesalt Dressing should be changed every 24 hours or more frequently if indicated by wound drainage since when Mesalt is fully saturated it will not release sodium chloride.
Customer Care - 3/20/2017 12:35:43 AM
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Can it be cut to size?
Umber - 3/18/2017 12:55:10 AM
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Yes, Mesalt Sodium Chloride Impregnated Dressing can be cut to size for smaller or superficial areas.
Customer Care - 3/20/2017 12:35:23 AM
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my father has a dry head wound as a result of a melanoma that was removed followed by two failed skin grafts    about the size of a half dollar   being treated with mepilex and saline and an endoform dressing  for about 6 months now   very very slow improvement   any thoughts?
judy DiGiovanna - 1/8/2016 11:28:27 AM
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I would suggest that you should consult your physician.
Customer Care - 1/8/2016 11:47:40 PM
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