Smith & Nephew Melolin Sterile

SKU: SN66974940
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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. Low adherent perforated film

2. Highly absorbent cotton/acrylic pad

3. Hydrophobic backing layer



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


- Inert and non-sensitising

Delays time to strike through

- Significant improvement in terms of strike through, therefore requiring fewer dressing changes

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


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