Wound EssentialsWound Essentials 7(2): Best practice in continence skincare

Wound Essentials 7(2): Best practice in continence skincare

Service delivery, Skin integrity | Daphne Colpman

Poor management of incontinence can result in a loss of patient dignity, prolonged hospital stay and increased care costs. It is the excoriation and maceration of skin that causes pain and patient discomfort, and can result in secondary infection. This article emphasises best practice in this area.