Doctors can study how best to recognize and treat diaper dermatitis with these printable medical flash cards.
There are 6 flash cards in this set (1 page to print.)
1. Print out the cards.
2. Cut along the dashed lines.
3. Fold along the solid lines.
Sample flash cards in this set:
|Description of Diaper Dermatitis||Inflamed skin found in the diaper area|
|Risk Factors for Diaper Dermatitis||Prolonged contact with soiled/wet diapers Waterproof diapers Hot and humid climates Family hx of dermatitis Diarrhea Recent treatment with oral antibiotics|
|Assessment Findings for Diaper Dermatitis||Irritant Contact Dermatitis - Chapped skin, Rarely involves skin creases, Dusky red rash Candidal Diaper Rash - Bright beefy rash, Satellite lesions visible, Excoriated skin, Often involves skin creases Atopic Diaper Dermatitis - Excorated skin, Weeping/crusting lesions, Not usually in skin creases Seborrheic Dermatitis - Patches or plaques may be present, dusky red appearance, other sites of seborrheic dermatitis often present, usually found within skin creases|
|Diagnostic Studies for Diaper Dermatitis||Usually non indicated KOH preparation if possible fungal etiology|
|Nonpharmacologic Management of Diaper Dermatitis||Leave dermatitis open to air as much as possible Change diapers frequently Treat at earliest sign of rash Cleanse skin with mild soap, pat dry, allow to air dry as long as possible after cleansing Avoid waterproof diapers, waterproof pants|
|Pharmacologic Management of Diaper Dermatitis||Zinc oxide to rash 3-4 times per day at first sign Antifungal cream for candidal diaper rash at each diaper change: clotrimazole cream, miconazole cream, econazole Low potency cortisone cream if moderate to severe inflammation present|