What is Mepilex Border Lite used for?
Mepilex® Border Lite is designed for the management of a wide range of non-exuding to lightly exuding wounds, such as leg and foot ulcers, pressure injuries and traumatic wounds such as abrasions, finger injuries, blisters and skin tears.
What is the difference between mepilex border and mepilex Border Lite?
Mepilex Border Lite® is a thin and conformable version of Mepilex Border, ideal for body contours and hard to dress areas and is available in smaller sizes. It is a self- adherent dressing that absorbs exudate, maintains a moist wound environment and minimizes the risk of peri-wound maceration.
Who makes mepilex border?
Mepilex Border all-in-one foam dressings for chronic and acute wounds | Mölnlycke.
How long does Mepilex Border Lite last?
Mepilex® Border can remain in place for up to 7 days depending on drainage and wound condition. Mepilex Border Lite is designed for the management of a wide range of non/low exuding wounds, such as leg and foot ulcers, pressure ulcers and traumatic wounds, e.g. abrasion, finger injuries, blisters and skin tears.
How do you use mepilex Lite?
Apply the adherent side to the wound. Do not stretch. Mepilex® Lite should overlap dry surrounding skin by at least 2cm. If required, Mepilex® can be cut.
How often should mepilex be changed?
The Mepilex® Ag foam dressing can stay in place up to seven days. Only the outer dressing (gauze bandage) needs to be changed each day. Keep the dressing dry.
Is Mepilex Border Lite waterproof?
This product effectively minimizes the risk of periwound skin maceration and erosion. The film backing is moisture vapor permeable, waterproof and provides a bacterial barrier. Mepilex Border Lite is a thin, conformable self-adherent, bordered foam dressing.
Is Mepilex a brand?
We’re the company behind Safetac® – the revolutionary soft silicone-based technology used in many of our wound care dressings such as Mepitel® and Mepilex® that results in less pain for patients.
What is comparable to Mepilex?
ALLEVYN LIFE Dressings absorb significantly more fluid than MepilexTM Border Flex under pressure (which can occure when seated or asleep, during movement or when knocked)*1,2.
Can you shower with mepilex?
Mepilex Border dressing is water resistant but not waterproof. You may shower, but do not take a bath, go into pool or hot tub with this dressing.