Double Stacking Doesn't Work
Sometimes people think that using more than one absorbent product at a time will help the products work better. But the truth is that products are not designed to be stacked on top of each other and doing so may cause more leakage and possible skin irritation.
Negative Effects of Stacking
There is only one product that you should put inside another incontinence product: a booster pad. Booster pads, also known as "doublers" or "inserts", are designed to be worn inside another absorbent undergarment to increase the absorbency. They do not have a waterproof backing so urine will flow through the booster pad and into the diaper underneath. Multiple, stacked booster pads may be used to increase absorbency.
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Incontinence leaves the aging population at risk for impaired skin integrity. Exposure to urine and feces is one of the most common causes of skin breakdown and makes the skin more susceptible to various injuries. It’s always better to prevent a problem than to treat one; so, focus on these key areas when helping a patient maintain healthy skin: