Barrier products: Effective use of a barrier cream and film

Bianchi, J. and Beldon, P. and Callaghan, R. and Stephen-Haynes, J. (2013) Barrier products: Effective use of a barrier cream and film. Wounds UK, 9 (1). pp. 82-88. ISSN 17466814 (ISSN)

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There are various threats to the skin's integrity with the most damaging being exudate, faecal or urinary incontinence, and the removal of adhesive dressings from friable skin. This article presents six case studies that highlight the importance of selecting the correct barrier product as part of a co-ordinated treatment plan, in order to effectively manage erythema, excoriation, maceration, and pain in vulnerable patients.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Barrier cream, Barrier film, Derma-S, antibiotic agent, barrier cream, derma s barrier cream, emollient agent, skin cream, unclassified drug, absorbent pad, adhesion barrier film, adhesive bandage, adult, aerosol, aged, application site pain, article, bed, clinical article, compression therapy, debridement, decubitus, drug formulation, erythema, feces incontinence, female, high risk patient, human, hygiene, pain, patient comfort, protein diet, sacrum, skin bleeding, skin defect, skin exfoliation, skin injury, skin maceration, skin protection, skin ulcer, tissue necrosis, treatment duration, treatment indication, treatment outcome, urine incontinence, urosepsis, wound dehiscence, wound dressing, wound fluid
Subjects: CAH02 - subjects allied to medicine > CAH02-05 - medical sciences > CAH02-05-01 - medical technology
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Hussen Farooq
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2017 07:29
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 11:28

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