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Protecting the skin microbiome and preventing pressure injuries with Cardinal Health™ breathable adult briefs

Protecting the skin microbiome and preventing pressure injuries with Cardinal Health breathable adult briefs
 
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When it comes to incontinence care, managing heat and moisture are key to maintaining a balanced skin microbiome and keeping skin flora at a healthy level. An imbalanced skin microbiome can predispose the skin to incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) and pressure injuries.

Learn more about the roles moisture management and skin flora play in maintaining your residents’ wellbeing with this white paper sponsored by Cardinal Health, makers of WINGS™ Quilted Adult Briefs with BreathEasy™ technology. This paper first discusses the protective role of the skin and microbiome. It details out factors that can lead to microbiome disruption, including the role of humidity. The white paper then describes the components of incontinence products and reports clinical evidence supporting the use of breathable over non-breathable products.

Wound care professionals will appreciate the information on the skin microbiome, as well as the description of a product that can help prevent IAD and pressure injuries, for optimal clinical outcomes.

This white paper discusses the following topics:

Anatomy and protective role of the skin
Components of the skin microbiome
Factors in microbiome disruption
Components of incontinence products
Clinical evidence supporting breathable incontinence products
Cardinal Health WINGS™ Quilted Adult Briefs with BreatheEasy™ technology

Sponsored by Cardinal Health

When it comes to incontinence care, managing heat and moisture are key to maintaining a balanced skin microbiome and keeping skin flora at a healthy level. An imbalanced skin microbiome can predispose the skin to incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) and pressure injuries.

Learn more about the roles moisture management and skin flora play in maintaining your residents’ wellbeing with this white paper sponsored by Cardinal Health, makers of WINGS™ Quilted Adult Briefs with BreathEasy™ technology. This paper first discusses the protective role of the skin and microbiome. It details out factors that can lead to microbiome disruption, including the role of humidity. The white paper then describes the components of incontinence products and reports clinical evidence supporting the use of breathable over non-breathable products.

Wound care professionals will appreciate the information on the skin microbiome, as well as the description of a product that can help prevent IAD and pressure injuries, for optimal clinical outcomes.

This white paper discusses the following topics:

Anatomy and protective role of the skin
Components of the skin microbiome
Factors in microbiome disruption
Components of incontinence products
Clinical evidence supporting breathable incontinence products
Cardinal Health WINGS™ Quilted Adult Briefs with BreatheEasy™ technology

Sponsored by Cardinal Health

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