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Mepitel

The gentle film and wound contact layer brand trusted around the world

Clinicians everywhere rely on Mepitel® films and wound contact layers to promote undisturbed healing and protect skin. Transparency enables both the skin and wound to be observed with the dressing in place1-3, which may reduce the need for frequent dressing changes. The Safetac® interface minimizes skin damage and pain at dressing change1,4,5. To date, dressings with Safetac have helped millions of patients worldwide.

References

  1. Patton, M.L., Mullins, R.F., Smith, D., Korentager, R. An open, prospective, randomized pilot investigation evaluating pain with the use of a soft silicone wound contact layer vs bridal veil and staples on split thickness skin grafts as a primary dressing. Journal of Burn Care and Research 2013;34(6):674-681.
  2. Gleaves, J.R., Eldridge, K. Silicone sheeting as an alternative to elastic bandages in dressing lower extremity amputations. Ostomy Wound Management 2004;50(9):8-10.
  3. Meuleneire, F. A vapour-permeable film dressing used on superficial wounds. British Journal of Nursing 2014;23(15 Supplement)): S36-S43.
  4. Upton, D., Solowiej, K. The impact of atraumatic vs conventional dressings on pain and stress in patients with chronic wounds. Journal of Wound Care 2012 21(5):209-215. 
  5. White, R. Evidence for atraumatic soft silicone wound dressing use. Wounds UK 2005 1(3):104-109.

Mepitel dressings

MepitelExudation Level: Low

A gentle, effective wound contact layer with Safetac. The open mesh design...

Mepitel OneExudation Level: Low

A gentle, yet effective wound contact layer with Safetac. The open perforated...

Mepilex TransferExudation Level: Medium

Mepilex Transfer allows the exudate to move vertically into a secondary...

Situations

Burns
Burns

Recommended products for the treatment of burns

Exuding wounds
Exuding wounds

Recommended products for low to highly exuding wounds

Fragile skin
Fragile skin

Recommended products for fragile skin that tears easily

Granulating / epithelializing wounds
Granulating / epithelializing wounds

Recommended products for granualting / epithelializing wounds