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Prevention and treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis: literature review.

Authors
  • Beeckman, Dimitri
  • Schoonhoven, Lisette
  • Verhaeghe, Sofie
  • Heyneman, Alexander
  • Defloor, Tom
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Advanced Nursing
Publisher
Wiley
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2009
Volume
65
Issue
6
Pages
1141–1154
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2009.04986.x
PMID: 19374674
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Incontinence-associated dermatitis can be prevented and healed with timely and appropriate skin cleansing and skin protection. Prevention and treatment should also focus on a proper use of incontinence containment materials. Further research is required to evaluate the efficacy and effectiveness of various interventions.

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