Superficial wounds

Dressings for superficial wounds

A superficial wound is when the the epidermis (the top layer of skin) is most affected by the cause of the injury and the site of the wound. 

Recommended products

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 LiteExudation Level: Low

A thin foam dressing for low-exuding acute and chronic wounds. With Safetac,...

Mepilex Border LiteExudation Level: Low

A thin all-in-one foam dressing with Safetac designed to create an optimal...

Mepilex Border Post-OpExudation Level: High

An all-in-one post-op dressing that effectively absorbs and retains blood...

Mepilex TransferExudation Level: Medium

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

Mepilex Transfer AgExudation Level: High

A "multi-benefit" transfer dressing designed for low-to-high exuding wounds...

Product how-tos

How to use Mepitel
How to use Mepitel

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should...

How to use Mepitel One
How to use Mepitel One

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should...

How to use Mepilex Lite
How to use Mepilex Lite

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should...

How to use Mepilex Border Lite
How to use Mepilex Border Lite

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should...

How to use Mepilex Border Post-Op
How to use Mepilex Border Post-Op

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should...

How to use Mepilex Transfer
How to use Mepilex Transfer

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should...

How to use Mepilex Transfer Ag
How to use Mepilex Transfer Ag

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should...

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A multinational survey of the assessment...

The aim of this study was to compare dressings with Safetac with dressings...