Smith & Nephew Melolin

Smith & NephewSKU: 84/66974940

Size: 5 x 5cm (piece)


Low Adherent Dressing (Highly Absorbent)
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.

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

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.

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.

66974940 5cm x 5cm x 100 dressings
66974941 10cm x 10cm x 100 dressings

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