Pressure ulcer prevention

Dressings for prevention

By: Mölnlycke Health Care, April 16 2014Posted in: Pressure ulcer prevention

Mepilex® Border Sacrum can add to your HAPU prevention programme by redistributing shear forces, reducing friction, redistributing pressure and balancing the microclimate during wear time. Here’s how it works:

Five layers of control

Retention, spreading and absorption layers will help in maintaining an optimal moisture level, reducing the risk of breakdowns and these layers are critical in dissipating shear and redistributing pressure.

Dressings for prevention Five layers of control

Mölnlycke Health Care's unique Safetac® interface resides closest to the skin. For pressure ulcer prevention, its elasticity dissipates shear forces and allows for repositioning of the dressing after skin assessment. Dressings with Safetac have been proven to minimise pain to patients during dressing changes and do not cause skin reactions. 

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