Skip to main content

Incontinence Care

Do You Know The Basics of Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis Treatment and Prevention?

June 10, 2022
Diaper rash, more officially known as incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD), affects hospitalized and incontinent patients of all ages. In my years as a WOC Nurse in a pediatric hospital, IAD has b...

Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis: Evidence-Based Practices

February 10, 2023
Moisture-associated skin damage (MASD) is sometimes accompanied by serous exudate, a denuded appearance of skin, or a secondary cutaneous infection. As the most common form of MASD, incontinence-assoc...

Moisture-Associated Skin Damage and Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis: Etiology, Diagnosis, and Management Strategies

September 22, 2023
Moisture Associated Skin Damage (MASD) and related conditions affect many patients, especially older adults with incontinence, each year. Numbers of those with Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD)...

Skinfold Assessment, Management, and Moisture

April 1, 2022
The literature suggests that patients with a high degree of adiposity are more at risk for inflammatory conditions, and the numbers of these patients continue to rise. Increased adipose tissue may imp...

Terms to Know: Skin Microbiome

May 31, 2021
Absorbent briefs: Briefs used to absorb urine and stool and to help prevent moisture-associated skin damage in patients with incontinence issues. Briefs with high breathability and wicking help to mai...

The Effects of Incontinence on Your Patients’ Skin

May 31, 2021
Urinary incontinence is a relatively common condition marked by loss of control of the bladder. In severe cases, it can have a detrimental impact on the quality of life of patients with this condition...

Using a Nurse-Led, Standardized Approach to Prevent and Treat Moisture-Associated Skin Damage and Pressure Injuries in Critical Care

June 29, 2022
Moisture-associated skin damage (MASD) is becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s health care system. Often associated with discomfort and pain, MASD ultimately negatively impacts quality of life. ...

Why Caregivers Need Education and Support

April 14, 2022
Many of us will eventually take on a caregiver role in one form or another. According to the 2020 update, the number of family caregivers in the United States increased by 9.5 million between 2015 and...
Have a product to submit?

Be included in the most comprehensive wound care products directory
and online database.
Learn More