“Mepilex Border is a versatile five-layer all-in-one bordered foam dressing available in a large range of shapes and sizes. The dressing is designed for a wide range of wounds such as pressure ulcers, leg and foot ulcers and traumatic wounds. Mepilex Border is also clinically proven to help prevent pressure ulcers when used in conjunction with standard pressure ulcer prevention measures.
Mepilex Border Sacrum five-layer foam sacral dressing is proven to help prevent pressure ulcers when used in conjunction with other standard prevention protocols. The design also creates a good healing environment for managing moderate- to high-exuding wounds of the sacral area. It effectively absorbs and retains exudate and maintains a moist wound environment.
The design includes Safetac – the original less-pain contact layer with silicone adhesion. So, the dressing moulds softly to skin without sticking to the moist wound– you can remove it easily without damaging the skin. That means less pain for your patients
Mepilex Border Sacrum significantly reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers – by up to 88% – when used with other standard prevention protocols
Protects against the extrinsic factors that cause pressure ulcers – pressure, shear, friction and micro-climate
Mepilex Border with Safetac technology minimises pain during dressing changes. Mepilex Border Sacrum incoporates the same Safetac technology
Good fluid-handling capacity and retention
Reduces risk of maceration
* A trauma to the wound and its surrounding skin after removal
* Does not stick to wet wounds
* Specially designed to treat or the prevention of sacral injuries
Significantly decreases shear forces
* Adheres softly and securely to dry, unbroken skin
* Keeps wounds moist environment
Reduces the chance of maceration
* Designed to facilitate access and for patient comfort
* Film that is moisture-proof and has a bacteria-proof backing
* The Deep Defense(tm) technology to protect from the effects of extrinsic and intrinsic factors that are that cause pressure ulcers.
Border Sacrum is designed for many exuding wounds , including pressure injuries, foot and leg ulcers, as well as traumatic injuries like cuts and wounds from surgery.
Border Sacrum could be utilised as part of a pre-treatment treatment to prevent skin injury, e.g., pressure burns, post-operative blisters.
Warnings and Precautions
If you suspect indications of an infection in the clinical stage Consult a healthcare specialist for proper treatment for infection. Avoid using Border Sacrum together with oxidising agents such as hypochlorite solution and hydrogen peroxide. Border Sacrum should be stored in dry, cool conditions at a temperature of 95degF (35degC). Sterilisation is not guaranteed unless the package inside was damaged in any way or opened prior to the use. Don’t re-sterilize.
1.What is sacral foam dressing?
Ans- A sacral dressing is a type of foam wound dressing used to treat pressure ulcers, bed sores, and other exuding wounds on the tailbone area. These wounds commonly occur in people who are confined to bed or sit for prolonged periods of time.
2.How do you use sacral foam dressing?
Ans- Remove the side backing films and gently smooth each side of the dressing into place ensure that the entire dressing is in contact with the skin smoothing the border circumferentially
3.What dressing is good for sacral pressure ulcers?
Ans- Mepilex Border Sacrum and Heel dressings are self-adherent, multilayer foam dressings designed for use on the heel and sacrum aiming to prevent pressure ulcers. The dressings are used in addition to standard care protocols for pressure ulcer prevention.
4.What wounds are foam dressings used for?
Ans- Foam dressings may be used as primary and secondary dressings for partial- and full-thickness wounds with minimal, moderate, or heavy drainage; as primary dressings to provide absorption and insulation; or as secondary dressings for wounds with packing.
5.How long can a foam dressing stay on?
Ans- The Safetac layer ensures that the dressing can be changed without damaging the wound or surrounding skin or exposing the patient to additional pain. Mepilex Border Ag inactivates wound related pathogens within 30 minutes and lasts for up to 7 days
6.How long does a foam dressing last?
Ans- Depending on the amount of exudate, foam dressings have a wear time of one to seven days
7.How do you remove foam dressing?
Ans- Adhesive foam dressings can be safely removed by applying a swab moistened with sterile saline or sterile water to the underside of the dressing while gently lifting.
8.In what type of wound is a foam dressing contraindicated?
Ans- Use Mepilex Border Sacrum for medium-to-high exuding sacral wounds, such as pressure ulcers or surgical excision of pilonidal cysts.
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