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Melolin*

Low Adherent Dressing (Highly Absorbent)

General

Low Adherent Dressing (Highly Absorbent)

This information is intended for Healthcare Professionals only.

 
Melolin*
 

Description

 


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. Low adherent perforated film

2. Highly absorbent cotton/acrylic pad

3. Hydrophobic backing layer


 

Benefits

 


Low 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

 

Non-sensitising

- 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

 

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

 

Availability

 


## Product comes in a Pharmacy presentation.

 
CodeDescription Items per unit Refer Availability
STERILE      
66974940 5cm x 5cm bx/100  
66974933 10cm x 10cm bx/10  
66974941 10cm x 10cm bx/100  
66974939 10cm x 20cm bx/100  
36360030 50cm x 60cm bx/40  
36360031 50cm x 120cm bx/20  
36360032 50cm x 180cm bx/14  
36101720 5cm x 5cm (pk/5) 1 doz/disp ##
36101820 10cm x 10cm (pk/3) 1 doz/disp ##
       
NON-STERILE      
66974930 50cm x 7m bx/1  

Clinical Support

Low Adherent Dressing (Highly Absorbent)

This information is intended for Healthcare Professionals only.

 
 
Clinical Support
 


Paper Title: Clinical Trial of Melolin : a new non-adherent dressing.
Author: Robb
Reference: British Journal for Plastic Surgeons 14, 47-49, 1961