Stop Pressure Ulcer Day Webinar 2017

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The fight against needless suffering

Despite the existence of prevention protocols, pressure ulcers are still the most frequent hospital-acquired condition1. They continue to put a strain on clinical staff and budgets and impact patient outcomes.

It doesn't have to be this way. For us it is about sharing knowledge and working together to improve patient outcomes, improve quality of care and increase patient safety. Join us, and let's work together to end needless suffering.

Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2017

Are all 5-layer foam dressings the same? The truth behind the effectiveness of 5-layer foam dressings in pressure ulcer prevention.


Wednesday, 15 November 2017
13.00 - 14.00 CET

Pressure ulcers remain a frequently occurring problem that is associated with a huge health-related, economic and social burden. The implementation and adherence to evidence-based preventive strategies are key to reducing the impact of pressure ulcers globally.

Mölnlycke will be hosting a global webinar highlighting the latest research on the use of 5-layer foam dressings for pressure ulcer prevention, in particular focusing on the key considerations that clinicians and hospital management should be aware of when choosing a 5-layer foam dressing.


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Meet the experts

What does the evidence say about the effectiveness of different foam dressings for pressure ulcer prevention?



Prof. Nick Santamaria
RN, RPN, B.App.Sc, Grad Dip Health ED, M.ED. St, PhD University of Melbourne, Australia

Are all five layer foam dressings equal in their effectiveness to prevent pressure ulcers?



Prof. Amit Gefen
B.Sc., M.Sc.,Ph.D. Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention


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In September 2015, an international group of experts met to discuss the challenges involved in reducing pressure ulcer occurrence and to define the role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention. The group considered the current evidence to propose a protocol for dressing use within pressure ulcer prevention and to identify research needs.


Listen to Prof. Amit Gefen, Israel, providing further valuable insight on the consensus document

Prevention is a team effort

From hospital management to clinical staff, everyone has a role to play in prevention. Contact us to discuss your challenges - and find your opportunities.


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Share your knowledge

Knowledge-sharing is key to prevent pressure ulcers globally. Here you can gain insights from others in your field, and offer your own.

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"We must correctly apply an action protocol" - Carmen Blasco, clinical nurse

*The views and opinions expressed in the videos above are those of the featured persons and do not necessarily reflect the position of Mölnlycke Health Care. 


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Pressure ulcers are a global challenge

Tested. Proven.

We are supporting hospitals to implement a more complete prevention programme. Slide through the deck to learn more about our solutions.


Researchers have generated clinical and scientific evidence that polyurethane foam dressings have a vital role to play in prevention. Now, based on the strength of this evidence, the Clinical Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers recommends adding foam dressings to standard prevention programmes.

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How to use Mepilex Border Sacrum

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should overlap the wound bed by at least 2cm onto the surrounding skin.

How to use Mepilex Border Heel

Application video for Mepilex Border Heel

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**The views and opinions expressed in these videos are those of the featured expert and do not necessarily reflect the position of Mölnlycke Health Care. The expert is a contracted key opinion leader for Mölnlycke Health Care.