The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Incontinence-associated dermatitis: a comprehensive review and update

Gray, Mikel, Beeckman, Dimitri, Bliss, Donna Z., Fader, Mandy, Logan, Susan, Junkin, Joan, Selekof, Joan, Doughty, Dorothy and Kurz, Peter (2012) Incontinence-associated dermatitis: a comprehensive review and update Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, 39, (1), pp. 61-74. (PMID:22193141).

Record type: Article

Abstract

In 2010, an international consensus conference was held to review current evidence regarding the pathology, prevention, and management of incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD). The results of this literature review were published in a previous issue of this Journal. This article summarizes key consensus statements agreed upon by the panelists, evidence-based guidelines for prevention and management of IAD, and a discussion of the major challenges currently faced by clinicians caring for these patients. The panelists concur that IAD is clinically and pathologically distinct from pressure ulcers and intertriginous dermatitis, and that a consistently applied, structured, or defined skin care program is effective for prevention and management of IAD. They also agreed that differential assessment of IAD versus pressure ulceration versus intertriginous dermatitis remains a major challenge. Panel members also concur that evidence is lacking concerning which products and protocols provide the best outcomes for IAD prevention and treatment in individual patients. Issues related to differential assessment, product labeling and utilization, staff education, and cost of care are the primary focus of this article.

Text Gray,_Fader_et_al_Incontinence_assoc_dermatitis.pdf - Version of Record
Restricted to Repository staff only
Download (229kB)

More information

Published date: January 2012
Organisations: Faculty of Health Sciences

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 339090
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/339090
ISSN: 1071-5754
PURE UUID: 97a9c0d8-d40a-4718-9aa9-e8d74199b307

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 23 May 2012 10:03
Last modified: 12 Oct 2017 23:41

Export record

Contributors

Author: Mikel Gray
Author: Dimitri Beeckman
Author: Donna Z. Bliss
Author: Mandy Fader
Author: Susan Logan
Author: Joan Junkin
Author: Joan Selekof
Author: Dorothy Doughty
Author: Peter Kurz

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×