Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis and Immobility as Pressure Injury Risk Factors: A Multisite Epidemiologic Analysis

Gray M, Giuliano KK. | J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. | 2017

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The purpose of this study was to measure the prevalence of incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) among incontinent persons in the acute care setting, characteristics of IAD in this group, and associations among IAD, urinary, fecal, and dual incontinence, immobility, and pressure injury in the sacral area.

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Care Settings: Acute Care

Clinical Focus: Pressure Injury Management

Content Type: Journal Articles