Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis

Ask the Care Expert about ... incontinence-associated dermatitis

Ask the Care Expert about ... incontinence-associated dermatitis

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We have a new wound care nurse and she insists that a few of our residents have "IAD." I am not familiar with this. Can you help?

New skin protectant can help with incontinence

New skin protectant can help with incontinence

3M™ Cavilon™ Advanced Skin Protectant is a new, high-endurance skin protectant designed to stop, reverse and prevent the damaging effects of moderate to severe incontinence associated dermatitis.

Using a nurse-led protocol to reduce infections

Using a nurse-led protocol to reduce infections

Urinary incontinence is a common and potentially disabling condition affecting up to 30% of those aged 65 years and older. Its prevalence in elderly nursing home patients — up to 70% are admitted with the condition and some type of accompanying skin breakdown — presents a major cause for concern in light of recent healthcare legislation and directives focusing on quality of care.