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Soaker Pads for Residents in Long Term Care: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Published on: November 14, 2017
Project Number: RB1160-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding disposable soaking pads and skin breakdown for residents in long term care facilities?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding disposable soaking pads for residents in long term care facilities?

Key Message

One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding the use of soaker pads for residents in long term care.

Tags

geriatrics, kidney, absorbent pads, homes for the aged, housing for the elderly, incontinence pads, nursing homes, pressure ulcer, urinary incontinence, bed sore, skin lesion, residential care, underpads