Moisture-Associated Skin Damage

PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF MOISTURE-ASSOCIATED SKIN DAMAGE

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Easily identify different types of skin damage caused by moisture
Categorise the level of skin damage caused by moisture (Mild, Moderate, Severe)
Understand which type of barrier product is appropriate when treating and preventing different levels of MASD.

Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis – Prevention and Management Guide

A two page guide to support the correct differentiation between skin damage caused by pressure and skin damage caused by exposure to excess moisture. This visual guide supports the correct categorisation of skin damage caused by incontinence associated dermatitis and how to select the most suitable treatment strategy for each level of skin damage.

Medicareplus International – S.M.A.R.T. Resource

The Skin Moisture Alert Reporting Tool (S.M.A.R.T.) is a simple visual guide to help healthcare professionals of any level to identify, categorise and treat moisture-associated skin damage appropriately in line with NHSi guidelines.

Moisture-Associated Skin Damage: Assessment, Classification and Management

Published in the British Journal of Nursing, this article explores how skin damage is caused by moisture and how the use of the S.M.A.R.T. framework can simplify the assessment, classification and management of MASD.

Facebook Live: Understanding Moisture-associated Skin Damage

Presenter: Presented by Alison Parnham, Clinical nurse specialist and teaching associate
Broadcast: 16 Jan 2020
Length: 44min
CPD: Certificate download available

Intertrigo: Resolving a three-year itch

This case study explores in detail the role of barrier products in treating and preventing a case of intertrigo (skin damage caused by excessive exposure to sweat) using the frameworks detailed in our S.M.A.R.T. Resource and Total Barrier Protection Strategy.

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Pressure Ulcers and Moisture-Associated Skin Damage

Pressure Ulcer Categorisation Guide

The identification and categorisation of pressure injuries can be notoriously difficult – use this simple reference guide to help spot and categorise pressure ulcers effectively.

Pressure Ulcers v Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis: A differentiation guide

Pressure Ulcers and Incontinence-associated Skin Damage can be difficult to distinguish, in some cases even presenting together. This guide helps to correctly differentiate between the two and manage their treatment and prevention.

Pressure Ulcer Guide

A visual guide to areas of the body at high risk of pressure damage

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Neonatal and Paediatric Nappy Rash – Nappy-Associated Dermatitis

Neonatal and Paediatric Nappy Rash

Published in the British Journal of Nursing, this article explores differences in the structure of the skin of neonates and pediatrics, and the implications of these differences when treating cases of moisture-associated skin damage.

Nappy-Associated Dermatitis

A visual guide to the treatment of MASD in Neonate and Paediatrics.

Medical Adhesive Related Skin Injury (MARSI)

Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury

Published in the British Journal of Nursing, this article explores the role of medical adhesive removers in the prevention of Medicare Adhesive-Related Skin Injuries (MARSI).

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