Can MPPT be used under compression therapy?

MPPT works by absorbing the exudate, pumping it to the enlarged surface of the MPPT layer from where it evaporates. Compression therapy normally involves covering the wound with some type of occlusive material. This will interfere with the evaporation facilitated by MPPT and, therefore it would be preferable…

Can I apply a protective dressing on top of MPPT?

MPPT works by absorbing the exudate, pumping it to the enlarged surface of the MPPT layer from where it evaporates. Occlusive dressings interfere with the evaporation and are, consequently, not advised. Protective bandaging is usually occlusive and, therefore, not recommended. If protective padding is absolutely necessary, a plain,…

Can I leave the wound uncovered?

Yes. just make sure the entire wound area and the edges are well covered with MPPT. There is no need to apply excess product as it will only fall off. A few more applications may be needed as the MPPT layer is at risk of being worn away.…

What secondary dressing (bandage) is recommended?

The secondary dressing to cover and hold the MPPT layer in place should be light, dry and highly permeable. This allows the wound exudate to evaporate and the wound to breathe, as is the intention, as MPPT effectively facilitates the evaporation of the wound exudate. Two alternatives: Swab…

How often should I change the bandage, i.e. apply MPPT?

MPPT should be applied once daily until the wound is clean, i.e. when the wound exudate is no longer cloudy and the wound is free of slough, pus, maceration and biofilm. Intervals up to 2-4 days between dressing changes have been used successfully. It may, however, prolong the…

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