Prevalence and correlates of perineal dermatitis in nursing home residents.

@article{Bliss2006PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and correlates of perineal dermatitis in nursing home residents.},
  author={Donna Z Bliss and Kay Savik and Susan L Harms and Qiao Fan and Jean F Wyman},
  journal={Nursing research},
  year={2006},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={243-51}
}
BACKGROUND Perineal dermatitis is an adverse outcome of incontinence, which is common in older nursing home residents; yet knowledge about perineal dermatitis in this population is sorely lacking. OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence and significant correlates of perineal dermatitis in older nursing home residents. METHODS Assessment data from 59,558 records in the Minimum Data Set (MDS) were linked with 2,883,049 orders in the medical record which enabled definition of variables related… CONTINUE READING

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