THE EFFECTIVE ABSORBENT FOAM DRESSING
The unique and patented Safetac adhesive makes sure that your dressing can be changed without damaging your wound or skin around it. This makes the dressing change as pain free as possible and also makes sure that the skin around your wound stays dry and healthy.
Areas of use
Mepilex is a versatile dressing that can be used on many different wounds that does not exude too much - your nurse or doctor will know. Typical wounds that are treated with Mepilex are:
- Leg and foot ulcers
- Pressure ulcers
Main benefits of Mepilex
- Minimises pain and skin damage at dressing changes
- Is very soft and comfortable to wear
- Can remain in place for several days depending on the condition of the wound
- Low risk of skin irritation and allergy
How to apply Mepilex
|Step 1||Step 2||Step 3|
|Clean the wound area.
remove the release film.
|Mepilex should overlap the wound bed
by at least 2 cm onto the surrounding skin.
Apply the adherent side to the wound.
Do not stretch.
|When necessary, secure Mepilex with a bandage or other fixation.|