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A comparison of cost and efficacy of three incontinence skin barrier products.
Maintaining healthy, intact perineal skin in nursing home residents with incontinence is a challenge. Their condition puts them at risk for developing incontinence dermatitis, possibly predisposingExpand
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A new in vivo test method to compare wound dressing fluid handling characteristics and wear time.
A refined in vivo artificial wound model utilizing artificial wound fluid (AWF) was developed to overcome important limitations such as adhesive-skin interactions, movement, pressure, shear, andExpand
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A comparison of the in vitro moisture vapour transmission rate and in vivo fluid‐handling capacity of six adhesive foam dressings to a newly reformulated adhesive foam dressing
This study compared moisture vapour transmission rate (MVTR) and wear time or fluid‐handling capacities of six adhesive foam dressings to a reformulated control dressing. Standardised in vitro MVTRExpand
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Economic comparison of methods of wound closure: wound closure strips vs. sutures and wound adhesives
Our objective was to review and assess the treatment of low‐tension wounds and evaluate the cost‐effectiveness of wound closure methods. We used a health economic model to estimate cost/closure ofExpand
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Assessment of diaper-clogging potential of petrolatum moisture barriers.
Petrolatum-based ointments often are used to treat and prevent incontinence dermatitis. However, anecdotal reports indicate that petrolatum ointments may affect the absorbency of disposable briefsExpand
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