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Irritant and Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Irritant and Allergic Contact Dermatitis - Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
 
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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:

Classification of contact dermatitis
Pathophysiology of contact dermatitis types
Treatment challenges in medical adhesive–related contact dermatitis
Risk factors for allergic and irritant contact dermatitis
Measures to prevent development of contact dermatitis
Benefits of Hy-Tape adhesive in prevention of contact dermatitis

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

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:

Classification of contact dermatitis
Pathophysiology of contact dermatitis types
Treatment challenges in medical adhesive–related contact dermatitis
Risk factors for allergic and irritant contact dermatitis
Measures to prevent development of contact dermatitis
Benefits of Hy-Tape adhesive in prevention of contact dermatitis

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

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