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Incontinence Associated Dermatitis

  • Creator:   Lee Ann Krapfl, BSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Updated:   5/14/2019
  • Contains:  16 items
The current regulatory attention on pressure ulcers has elevated the need to accurately define and identify skin injury secondary to the effects of incontinence. This collection of articles gives resources designed to define and describe the characteristics of this disorder, to distinguish it from pressure ulcers, and to provide evidence based guidelines for prevention and treatment.

Incidence and Predictors of Incontinence-Associated Skin Damage in Nursing Home Residents With New-Onset Incontinence

Bliss, Donna Z.; Mathiason, Michelle A.; Gurvich, Olga; More

Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. 44(2):165-171, March/April 2017.