Case reports using Mepitel® One wound contact dressing with Safetac® technology
Complex wounds, Products, Skin integrity | Pam Cooper, David Gray, Fiona Russell and Sandra Stringfellow are Clinical Nurse Specialists at the Department of Tissue Viability, NHS Grampian, Aberdeen
The following case reports produced by the Department of Tissue Viability at Grampian NHS, Aberdeen, were carried out to evaluate the performance of Mepitel One when used to treat a selection of patients with chronic wounds of varying aetiology, some in hard-to-dress areas, that were associated with significant comorbidities.
As a result, all patients had wounds that werevulnerable to further skin damage and/or infection, making the use of an atraumatic dressing as part of their treatment regimen,crucial. Within the department, the role of dressings to prevent skin and wound trauma has become one of the main criteria fordressing selection. The findings of the cases reported in this document indicate that Mepitel One is a promising addition to theatraumatic dressing category.
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