Mepitel® Film is a hospital-quality thin, transparent film dressing. Mepitel® Film is an ideal choice for fragile skin, skin tears and skin protection.
The unique and proprietary Safetac® adhesive makes sure that your dressing can be changed without damaging your wound or skin around it, this makes dressing change as pain free as possible.
2.4 in x 2.8 in, 4 in x 4.8 in
- A film dressing that is gentler than Tegaderm® 8
- Breathable, transparent film dressing
- Ideal for non-draining skin tears, cuts and abrasions
- Protective, water resistant barrier keeps out dirt, bacteria and viruses †
- Repositionable while the paper frame is attached
- Ideal for sensitive skin
- No additional fixation is needed for this dressing
- Up to a 7-day wear time
- Easily visual the wound through the dressing
- Clean the skin carefully, e.g. with a mild soap and rinse with water. Dry the skin thoroughly.
- Remove the release film (printed). Apply the sticky side to the wound/ skin, ensuring a good seal.
- Film should overlap the dry surrounding skin by at least ½ – 1 inch. Do not stretch.
- Film can be repositioned as long as the paper frame is intact. Remove the paper frame.
* Do not use moisturizers, gels or ointments on the skin surrounding the wound because Safetac® adheres best to clean, dry skin.
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- Compared to traditional dry-type gauze. Reference: Nature Publishing Group, Jan 20 1962, Vol 193 Cross –Microbes larger than 25 nm
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- Data on file
- Morris C, Emsley P, Marland E, Meuleneire F, White R. Use of wound dressings with soft silicone adhesive technology. Paediatric Nursing, April 2009, Vol21, No3:38-43
- Upton D et al. The impact of atraumatic vs conventional dressings on pain and stress in patients with chronic wounds. Journal of Wound Care, 2012.
- Silverstein P et al. An open, parallel, randomized, comparative, multicenter study to evaluate the cost-effectiveness, performance, tolerance, and safety of a silver-containing soft silicone foam dressing (intervention) vs silver sulfadiazine cream. J Burn Care Res. 2011 Nov-Dec;32(6):617-26
- Data on File
† Microbes larger than 25 nm
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