All-in-one foam heel dressing
Mepilex Border Heel
Five-layer foam dressing for pressure ulcer prevention and management of heel wounds
Mepilex® Border Heel features proprietary Deep Defense® technology, providing an optimal balance of strength and flexibility. Each of the unique five layers serves a specific purpose in pressure ulcer prevention adding to the dressing's strength, durability and absorbency.
Only Mepilex Border dressings have over 80 evidence pieces to support their effectiveness in preventing pressure ulcers.
When used for management of wounds, Mepilex Border Heel effectively absorbs and retains exudate
- Mepilex Border dressings proven to prevent pressure ulcers – by up to 88% – when used with other standard prevention protocols
- Proprietary Deep Defense Technology™ addresses the key factors responsible for pressure ulcers, protecting against the extrinsic forces of pressure, shear and friction and managing microclimate
- Safetac technology reduces the risk of maceration
and minimizes pain during dressing changes
- Excellent fluid-handling capacity and retention
Further product information
When to use Mepilex Border Heel
Pressure ulcer prevention
Prophylactic dressings used as part of a pressure ulcer prevention protocol have been shown to offer significant benefits and are supported by international guidelines.
When looking at the risk factors for pressure ulcers, both intrinsic and extrinsic factors must be considered. General health, nutritional status, skin moisture, age and history of previous pressure ulcers are some of the key intrinsic components that affect the risk for a patient developing pressure ulcers. Extrinsic factors include pressure, friction, shear, and microclimate.
*Note: the use of dressings as part of a prophylactic therapy does not preclude the need to continue to develop and follow a comprehensive pressure ulcer prevention protocol.
Use Mepilex Border Dressings for medium-to-high exuding wounds, including pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, heel ulcers, traumatic wounds and other secondary healing wounds. The dressing maintains a moist wound environment, which supports debridement, so you might see an initial increase in the wound size. This is normal and to be expected.
How to use Mepilex Border Heel
Watch how to easily apply Mepilex Border Heel to help you achieve the best result for your patient.
Step-by-step instructions - initial application
Step-by-step instructions - skin checks
How Mepilex Border helps in pressure ulcer prevention
Watch Prof. Gefen explain the modern science on aetiology of pressure ulcers
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