Time of Onset To Changes in Skin Condition During Exposure To Synthetic Urine: A Prospective Study

Phipps L, Gray M, Call E. | J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of incontinence on epithelial-moisture barrier function and the subsequent risk for incontinence-associated dermatitis by exposing healthy volunteers to a premium incontinence pad wet with synthetic urine.


Prospective, single-group study.

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Care Settings: Acute Care

Clinical Focus: Pressure Injury Management

Content Type: Journal Articles