Dr. Smith's® 10% Zinc Oxide Adult Skin Barrier Spray is a touch-free spray application moisture barrier. Used to prevent and treat incontinence-associated dermatitis. Features an environmentally... More
Moisture barriers are cream, gel, ointment or paste preparations formulated to protect the skin from excessive moisture, due to incontinence, perspiration or wound drainage. Indicated for use on stage 1 pressure injuries, on periwound skin to prevent maceration and on pressure points and bony prominences for the prevention of skin breakdown. Ingredients vary based on the manufacturer's formulation, but most common skin protectants are dimethicone, petrolatum and zinc oxide. Moisture barriers are often the final step in the process of cleansing, moisturizing and protecting the genital and rectal areas for the prevention of skin breakdown.