The prevalence of incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD) and pressure ulcers associated with faecal incontinence is increasingly recognised as a significant issue among hospitalised patients. The problem is noteworthy in terms of patient discomfort and health as well as cost to the healthcare system. In a previous article published in WCET, the authors described the problem and the importance of finding management options In this article, bowel management systems as a way to better manage IAD are discussed.
|Journal||Council of Enterostomal Therapists Journal|
|State||Published - 2012|