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Understanding and preventing MARSI

Understanding and preventing MARSI

What is MARSI?   Medical adhesive-related skin injury (MARSI) occurs when medical adhesives remove superficial layers of skin, resulting in variable levels of skin damage, such as skin-stripping, tension blisters, skin tears, contact dermatitis1. MASRI can occur to...

The Return of Races and Runner’s Trots

Spring is finally upon us and those of us who participate in sports events find ourselves emerging from what seems like a yearlong Covid hibernation. Groups are meeting up again, races that were postponed due to the pandemic have been rescheduled, training plans have...
Everything you need to know about S.M.A.R.T.

Everything you need to know about S.M.A.R.T.

Moisture-Associated Skin Damage – What is it? Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD) is the result of prolonged exposure to the skin from moisture which comes from various sources of bodily fluids, primarily: urinary and faecal incontinence sweat saliva wound exudate...
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