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Mepilex Lite 20 x 50 cm, sterile/ BOX-4


Mepilex® Lite. Soft silicone foam dressing 20 x 50 cm, sterile, box of 4
Indicative Price 122.87 USD

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
Mepilex® Lite. Soft silicone foam dressing 20 x 50 cm, sterile, box of 4

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION INCLUDING TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
Mepilex Lite is a highly conformable dressing that absorbs exudates, maintains a moist wound environment and minimises the risk for maceration.
The dressing has a Safetac® wound contact layer that is a unique adhesive technology. It minimises pain to patients and trauma to wounds and the surrounding skin at dressing removal.

Mepilex Lite consists of;
•a soft silicone wound contact layer (Safetac)
•a thin, flexible absorbent pad of polyurethane foam
•an outer polyurethane film which is breathable but waterproof
Dressing material content:
Silicone, polyurethane

PACKAGING AND LABELLING:
Primary packaging: Unit of use.
One Mepilex Lite in an individual sterilised peel pack.

Secondary packaging: Protected unit.
Box of 4 Mepilex Lites in an individual sterilised peel pack/s.

Indications for use
Mepilex Lite is designed for the management of a wide range of non to low exuding wounds such as leg and foot ulcers, pressure ulcers, partial thickness burns, radiation skin reactions and Epidermolysis Bullosa. Mepilex Lite can also be used as a protection of compromised and/or fragile skin.
Precautions
•Do not use on patients with known hypersensitivity to the dressing or its materials.
•Do not use together with oxidising agents such as hypochlorite solutions or hydrogen peroxide.
•If you see signs of clinical infection e.g. fever or if the wound or surrounding skin becomes red, warm or swollen, consult a health care professional for appropriate treatment.
•Do not reuse, if reused performance of the product may deteriorate and cross contamination may occur.
·Sterile. Do not use if sterile barrier is damaged or opened prior to use.
·Do not re-sterilise.

Instructions for use
Mepilex Lite can be used by laypersons under the supervision of health care professionals.
1.Cleanse the wound in accordance with clinical practice.
2.Dry the surrounding skin thoroughly.
3.Select an appropriate dressing size. The dressing should cover the dry surrounding skin by at least 1-2 cm for small sizes (sizes up to 12.5x12.5 cm) and 3-5 cm for large sizes. If required, the dressing may be cut to suit various wound shapes and locations.
4.Remove the first release film and apply the adherent side to the wound.
5.Remove the remaining release film and smooth down the dressing on the skin. Do not stretch the dressing.
6.When necessary, fixate the dressing with a bandage or other fixation. The dressing change interval may be several days. Change the dressing before it is fully saturated, at signs of leakage, or as indicated by clinical practice.
Mepilex Lite can be used under compression bandaging and in combination with gels.
Disposal should be handled according to local environmental procedures.

Other information
The polyurethane foam used in the product may change colour to more yellow when it is exposed to light, air and/or heat. The colour change has no influence on product properties when used before expiry date.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
Storage conditions: Temperature: below 35 °C

WEIGHT AND VOLUME:
Estimated weight 0.34 kg
Estimated volume: 0.003 m3

SHELF LIFE:
3 years
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