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Feb 4, 2022

Benefits of Ostomy Skin Barriers for Peristomal Skin Care

Patients that have gone through an ostomy surgery, which is a procedure to open the abdominal wall to reroute body waste due to malfunctioning of urinary and digestive system, typically experience peristomal skin complications (PSCs) . The most common cause of these complications results from leakage from the stoma onto the skin, creating peristomal skin irritation and peristomal moisture associated dermatitis .

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Jul 6, 2021

How Medical Adhesives Are Used in Healthcare Applications

Medical-grade adhesives are typically coated on a variety of backings to form medical fixation materials. When creating any medical-grade adhesive, careful consideration should be taken in the selection of the proper adhesive type, backing substrate and coating technique.

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Jun 9, 2020

Managing Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis with Topical Skin Care Products

Many suffer from incontinence in silence because of its perceived embarrassing nature, when in fact millions of Americans deal with some form of incontinence on a regular basis.

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May 12, 2020

Improving Ostomates’ Quality of Life by Offering the Right Ostomy Accessories

Scapa Healthcare also has extensive experience developing stoma paste formulas that helps create a protective barrier around the stoma to reduce leakage.

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