Getting to the bottom of diaper dermatitis

Amy Paller*, Tanya Gregory

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Abstract

Contrary to received wisdom, ammonia and bacteria apparently don't cause everyday irritant diaper dermatitis. The problem starts with overhydrated skin, and the key to treatment - and prevention - is keeping the baby as dry as possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)85-99
Number of pages15
JournalPatient Care
Volume32
Issue number17
StatePublished - Oct 30 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management

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    Paller, A., & Gregory, T. (1998). Getting to the bottom of diaper dermatitis. Patient Care, 32(17), 85-99.