Medical practitioners and store owners, across the world, recommend Mepilex border 4″ x 4″ self adherent foam dressing to be used in minor wounds or injuries. This is not just because this type of dressing prevents the exudates of the wound from spreading to the sides, but also because Mepilex dressing adheres itself to the surrounding skin for protecting the wound.
Having self-adherent properties, the Mepilex Border self adhesive dressing comes along with a soft core that is made of silicone to dress wounds. It is offered by Molnlycke Wound Care in a 5/boxpad size 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″.The dressing’s absorbent portion is made of three parts, which include thin foam like sheet of polyurethane, a layer of fabric, and a layer of polyacrylate fibers. The Mepilex dressing is commonly used by medical practitioners and support staff for skin torn areas, pressurized ulcers, and ulcers that happen in the lower extremities as in diabetic patients. Moreover, it is also used for self treatment of small injuries and in medical units.
One of the biggest benefits of Mepilex Border dressing is that it can be removed for inspecting the wound and then it can be put back without any fears or possibilities of letting infections to the wound. In addition to these benefits, the dressing is extremely beneficial for promoting a moist surrounding to the wounded area that promoted quick healing. Moreover, this dressing can be kept on wounds for as long as a week and may even be used as an inner layer in the case of a large damaged area. This not helps in preventing skin around the wound being macerated, but it also proves useful for preventing trauma for the individual. This convenient-to-use dressing can be used to cover the wounded area and performing routine activities like wearing and removing clothes over the wounded area.
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