Moisture lesions and incontinence associated dermatitis


Introduction This information is aimed at people who are at risk of developing a moisture lesion; people who have a moisture lesion and carers. This leaflet is to help you understand: What a moisture lesion is How to reduce the risk of developing a moisture lesion How to manage and treat a moisture lesion This leaflet can be used in …

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pressure ulcer prevention


What are pressure ulcers? Pressure ulcers are areas of damage to the skin and underlying tissue. They are also known as pressure sores or bed sores. Pressure ulcers may cause pain or lead to an extended hospital stay. They can become infected, leading to blood poisoning or bone infection and in extreme cases can become life-threatening. What causes pressure ulcers? …

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