Irritant and Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Contact dermatitis is a common inflammatory skin condition that is categorized as either allergic or irritant. Medical adhesives can cause irritant contact dermatitis, especially in patients with fragile skin, such as neonates and frail older adults.
This informative white paper, sponsored by medical adhesive maker Hy-Tape, discusses the pathophysiology of allergic and irritant contact dermatitis, as well as known risk factors. It also contains strategies for prevention and treatment of this skin condition.
Wound care professionals who treat patients at risk for skin integrity issues will appreciate this helpful guide.
This white paper contains information on the following topics:
This paper is written for wound care clinicians and purchasing directors with an interest in product solutions. This paper was developed by an independent third party.
Sponsored by Hy-Tape International