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Mepilex® Border is the PROVEN 5-layer foam prevention dressing.1

We invite you to see the proof for yourself.


Deep Defense   Clinical evidence   Economic evidence



Don’t be misled – no other dressing has the clinical evidence or 
demonstrated economic impact of Mepilex® Border.



Prevention protocol

How Mölnlycke helps


What are the risk factors?

Pressure ulcer staging

Recommended protocols

Prophylactic dressings


Turning and positioning

PreviSense skin care

Education and support

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  1. Tayyib, N., Coyer, F. Effectiveness of pressure ulcer prevention strategies for adult patients in intensive care units: a systematic review. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing 2016;13(6):432-444.
  2. Alten. Finite element analysis studying the effect of different prevention dressings on protecting soft tissues from high stresses and deformation. Ref No. 001. Data on file. 2017.
  3. Santamaria, N., Gerdtz, M., Sage, S. et al. A randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of soft silicone multi-layered foam dressings in the prevention of sacral and heel pressure ulcers in trauma and critically ill patients: the border trial. Int Wound J 2015; 12: 3, 302–308.
  4. Kalowes, P., Messina, V., Li, M. Five-layered soft silicone foam dressing to prevent pressure ulcers in the intensive care unit. American Journal of Critical Care 2016;25(6):e108-e119.
  5. Qiuli, B., Qiongyu, J. [Observation on effect of Mepilex on the prevention and treatment of pressure sores. Chinese Journal of Medical Nursing 2010.
  6. Aloweni, F., Lim, M.L., Chua, T.L., Tan, S.B., Lian, S.B., Ang, S.Y. A randomised controlled trial to evaluate the incremental effectiveness of a prophylactic dressing and fatty acids oil in the prevention of pressure injuries. Wound Practice and Research 2017;25(1):24-34.
  7. Padula, W.V. Effectiveness and value of prophylactic 5-layer foam sacral dressings to prevent hospital-acquired pressure injuries in acute care hospitals. An observational cohort study Journal of Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing 2017;44(5):1-6.
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