What are the indications for use of microMend PRO?
Are there wound characteristics – e.g. location, depth, length, linearity – that microMend PRO is best suited for?
Is the material used hypoallergenic or latex-free?
Answer: microMend PRO consist of medical grade stainless steel (the same material used in medical staples) and adhesive tape. It is hypoallergenic and does not contain natural rubber latex.
Why should I use microMend PRO when I am happy with using staples or sutures?
What evidence do you have to support the use of microMend PRO on patients?
What are wounds where the use of microMend PRO should be avoided?
What is the difference between microMend PRO and bandages, such as Steri-Strips and butterfly closures?
How does microMend compare to tissue adhesive?
Skin Closure Procedure & Post-Procedure Care
How long a wound can a single microMend PRO device close?
Do you need any bandages, such as Steri-Strips or butterfly closures to hold the wound closed in addition to microMend PRO?
Can a microMend PRO device be reapplied if its placement is suboptimal?
Is there any pain or discomfort associated microMend PRO application or removal?
Can skin preps such as antimicrobial solutions, other creams or ointments be applied to the wound site prior to use of microMend PRO?
Should the wound be covered?
What precautions need to be taken to prevent microMend PRO from coming off of the skin?
Can creams, ointments, and solutions be applied to microMend PRO or the wound?
What is the effect of wound exudate or drainage on the attachment of microMend PRO to the skin?
What are possible outcomes that the patient may notice during the wearing of microMend PRO?
What kind of wear time can be expected with microMend PRO?
What problems require action on the part of the patient?
What will the wound site(s) look like after removal of microMend PRO?
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