The use of skin barrier films in patients with moisture lesions: clinical evaluation of LBF No Sting Barrier Film

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The use of skin barrier films in patients with moisture lesions: clinical evaluation of LBF No Sting Barrier Film

Supported by Clinimed
Pauline Beldon
26 February 2013

The damage due to excessive moisture on the skin, whether from acute or chronic wound exudate, urinary or faecal incontinence or perspiration, can be considerable and in severe cases, can result in the development of a moisture lesion. They cause pain, discomfort and are distressing. It is important for clinicians to diagnose correctly and treat locally the cause of skin damage as well as promote appropriate strategies to keep patients’ skin healthy. The use of a barrier film can protect the skin and enable the healthcare professional to provide comprehensive care for the patient. 

This document reviews tissue damage associated with excessive moisture and evaluates the use of LBF® No Sting Barrier Film (CliniMed Ltd) through a number of case studies. 

Disclaimer: The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of CliniMed Ltd.

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