Differential assessment: pressure ulcers versus incontinence-associated dermatitis versus intertriginous dermatitis
AbstractThe differential assessment of incontinent-associated dermatitis (IAD), pressure ulcers and other forms of skin damage is difficult for healthcare workers. Accuracy in differential assessment is positively impacted by education and the use of structured differential tools.1 Differential assessment is a critical element of their effective management.2
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