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23 July 2021

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 dermatitis.

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02 July 2021

We have all been challenged in delivering services in social and healthcare throughout the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK. The intense pressures on staffing and resources have also taken their toll on the provision of education.

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21 June 2021

Understanding incontinence. Incontinence is the unintentional leakage of urine, faeces, or both. Studies indicate that there are between three and seven million people with some degree of urinary incontinence in the UK. Prevalence of both urinary and faecal incontinence increases with age.

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28 May 2021

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 been carefully prepared and we’re raring to get our Lycra clad bodies, with their few extra lockdown pounds, back out there. For some athletes though this means the return of toilet issues before and during a race.

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14 May 2021

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 and wound exudate.

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01 April 2021

As a registered nurse with 37 years experience, I sometimes have to cross that divide, and become a patient. As a patient, I’m regularly several steps ahead of those who are caring for me: often I make mental notes to criticise their performance at my next dinner party. I hope my experience provides an opportunity to reflect on your own practice.

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22 January 2021

A one size fits all approach to incontinence-associated dermatitis can be more expensive and may not even be right for all patients. Barrier ointments are often used to treat all IAD conditions, but a more tailored approach offers better potential patient outcomes and cost efficiencies.

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03 December 2020

Over the past few months, we have seen an increase in queries on Peak Flow Meters from clinicians and healthcare professionals. This may be because, during the current Covid-19 pandemic, patients with asthma and other respiratory conditions are being increasingly managed via virtual or phone consultations and have had to take more responsibility for self-care and management of their condition.

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Better IAD Patient Outcomes using the Total Barrier Protection System

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5 Things To Know About Peak Flow Meters

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