Journal articlesThe use of a skin barrier cream in patients with incontinence

The use of a skin barrier cream in patients with incontinence

01/04/12 | Products, Skin integrity | Jacqui Fletcher

The skin plays a vital role in a person’s holistic health, providing a vital barrier against microbial invasion, minor trauma, chemical assault and dehydration. The skin can be damaged in many ways and one common cause of skin damage is incontinence. This article uses patient case studies to investigate the efficacy of a barrier cream in preventing skin breakdown.