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Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD)

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Quick guide for low resource clinics

We advise you to read through the other chapters aswell to get the full oversight over IAD.  If you, however, are working at a low resource clinic you will most likely not have any of the products we present in the other chapters available. Here we give you a quick summary of the alternatives you have when you have to manage patients with IAD 

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What is IAD?

Here you can read more about what IAD is and which patients are at risk to developing this condition 

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Dealing with incontinence

Here you can read more about what IAD is and which patients are at risk to developing this condition 

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Skin care and incontinence

Patients with incontinence need barrier products that keep moisture away from the skin. In addition they need skin care products that repair the skin. In this chapter we look at some products that are available.  

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Standard of care for treating IAD

Assuming that you had all resources available- how should you treat patients with IAD?  In this chapter we have highlighted products supplied by 3M  as they have set a standard for the treatment with a range of innovative products.  

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