Elise Herro, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Elise Herro

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Diaper dermatitis (diaper or napkin dermatitis, erythema)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the patient’s history Diapers –Disposable diapers: cellulose-core diapers, absorbent gelling material (AGM) diapers (extra-absorbent)—prevent irritant-based diaper dermatitis by reducing wetness –Dye vs dye-free diapers: Patients may experience allergic contact dermatitis from the dyes within the diaper. –Cloth diapers consist of cotton weave…

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