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Soaker Pads for Patients in Acute and Long Term Care: Comparative Clinical Effectiveness and Cost

Published on: November 29, 2017
Project Number: RB1166-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of disposable underpads versus reusable underpads?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of disposable underpads versus reusable underpads?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial was identified regarding the use of disposable underpads versus reusable underpads.

Tags

absorbent pads, critical care, disposable equipment, geriatrics, homes for the aged, housing for the elderly, incontinence pads, infection control, intensive care units, long-term care, nursing homes, underpads, long term care