Antimicrobial all-in-one foam dressing for medium to high exuding sacral ulcers
Mepilex Sacrum Border Ag all-in-one silver foam dressing delivers a rapid and sustained antimicrobial action to reduce bioburden in the wound. It is specially designed for the sacral region. The multipurpose design means you can use it for medium to high exuding chronic and acute sacral wounds.
Mepilex Sacrum Border Ag can inactivate wound relevant pathogens (bacteria and fungi) within 3 hours, as shown in vitro. An international consensus states that an antimicrobial action is indicated to help reduce bioburden in infected wounds. And acts as an antimicrobial barrier in wounds at high risk of infection or re-infection.
The Mepilex Sacrum Border Ag design includes Safetac - the original less-pain contact layer with silicone adhesion. That means less pain for your patients during dressing changes.
- Shaped for comfort, conformability and fixation.
- Provides a secure seal to reduce the risk of leakage.
- Less painful dressing changes
- Rapid and sustained antimicrobial activity
- Retains a high-volume of fluid for effective exuding-wound management
- All-in-one silver foam dressing
- For pressure ulcers and other chronic and acute wounds
When to use Mepilex Sacrum Border Ag
Mepilex Sacrum Border Ag is indicated for the management of medium to high exuding sacral wounds where a moist environment, exudate handling, gentle fixation and an antimicrobial action is indicated. Mepilex Sacrum Border Ag may be used on infected wounds as part of a treatment regimen under supervision of a qualified health care professional.
How to use Mepilex Sacrum Border Ag
Start by cleaning the wound prior to applying the dressing. And ensure the dressing foam overlaps the wound bed by at least 2 cm onto the surrounding skin.