Frank C. Sarbaugh

Learn More
The strength of the association between diaper dermatitis and measurements of skin wetness and skin pH was evaluated by statistical analysis of four diaper trials involving 1601 infants. Although the strength of the association between skin wetness and diaper dermatitis was greater than that between skin pH and diaper dermatitis, increases in wetness and pH(More)
Infants and toddlers in day-care centers have a relatively high frequency of diarrhea and/or oral antibiotic use, and may be at increased risk of developing diaper dermatitis when diapered. A six-month, prospective, double-blind study was conducted in day-care centers in Houston, Texas, to determine the frequency of diarrhea, antibiotic use, and diaper(More)
OBJECTIVE To provide data needed to design an intervention trial to prevent or treat skin disorders in a high risk, incontinent nursing home population. DESIGN The incidence and prevalence of nine common skin disorders were measured prospectively over a 60-day period using trained observers. Urinary and fecal incontinence frequency were measured over 24(More)
BACKGROUND Diaper dermatitis is a common childhood affliction. Aiming to help reduce the prevalence of this problem, we have developed a novel diaper to deliver to the skin dermatological formulations intended to help protect the skin from overhydration and irritation. OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical benefits of a novel disposable diaper designed to(More)
OBJECTIVE To confirm the safety of a new experimental Tampax tampon and applicator compared with that of a currently marketed Tampax tampon and applicator using comprehensive gynecological and microbiological assessments. METHODS A 2-month, single-blind, randomized, crossover study was conducted in which each subject served as her own control. Safety was(More)
BACKGROUND Cutaneous problems are commonly associated with the use of diapers. Aiming to help reduce them, we have explored the use of the inner layer of diapers as a means to deliver to the skin dermatological formulations intended to help protect it from overhydration and irritation. OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility of using the inner layer of the(More)
Methods are described for assessing the gynecologic, dermatologic, and microbiologic effects of deodorant and non-deodorant catamenial pad use over a 6-month period. A controlled, randomized, investigator-blind parallel study was conducted with 190 women between the ages of 18 and 45 years. Data on medical histories, physical examinations, diagnostic(More)
  • 1