Melolin

  • Code: 2788

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Description
 

Melolin* Non Adherent Dressings (Highly Absorbent)

Melolin consists of a highly absorbent cotton and acrylic fibre pad which is heat bonded on one side to a very thin perforated polyester film.  The film side of the dressing is placed next to the wound.

 
Features
 

Melolin consists of three layers
1 Non adherent perforated film
2 Highly absorbent cotton/acrylic pad
3 Hydrophobic backing layer

 
Benefits
 

Non adherent perforated film
- Allows for rapid drainage of exudate, reducing trauma to healing tissue.

Highly absorbent cotton/acrylic pad

Patient Comfort
- Cushions and Protects
- Comfortable and minimises pain on removal

Easy to cut to shape
- Retains its integrity when cut.

Safe in use
- Inert and non-sensitising

Delays time to strike through
- Significant improvement in terms of strike through, therefore requiring fewer dressing      changes.

Available in Sterile or Bulk Format

 
Indications
 

Melolin is suitable for post-operative and casualty use, in particular for:
- Clean and sutured wounds
- Abrasions and lacerations
- Minor burns

 
Contraindications / Precautions
 

Change dressing daily or more often according to the condition of the wound.
Seek medical advice immediately for all serious wounds and burns, or if redness or discomfort occurs.