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Incontinence-associated dermatitis: moving prevention forward

Dimitri Beeckman
13 February 2015

Incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) represents a significant health challenge worldwide and is a well-recognised risk factor for pressure ulcer development. Recent consensus work has identified gaps in our current understanding and practice. The ability of clinicians to deliver evidence-based practice is hampered by lack of standardised definitions and terminology, high-quality studies, and international or national guidelines.


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