Optimizing the Health of Your Patient's Skin
An evidence-based approach to a successful skin care regimen must be built on a thorough understanding of skin anatomy and physiology. Prevention of skin breakdown begins with appropriate procedures and products to keep the skin healthy, including moisture management in patients with incontinence.
This practical, well-referenced white paper provides an overview of skin structure and function, including the skin biome, and describes the essential elements of skin care. Risk factors and preventive strategies for moisture-associated skin damage (MASD) and incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) are also discussed.
This guide is a useful resource for all wound care professionals but especially for those caring for patients at risk of MASD.
This white paper discusses the following topics: