Which ZPadTM should I use for older patients with delicate skin, such as patients on steroids, or chemotherapy, or patients with "tissue paper" geriatric skin?
Use ZPadTM DS (Delicate Skin). ZPadTM DS has the same broad-based anchor pad as the normal, adult ZPadTM. However, the adhesive is the same proprietary hydrocolloid adhesive used on the ZPadTM Pediatric. Additionally, a hydrocolloid strip is included for fashioning a J-Loop. Only the most gentle adhesive touches the patient’s delicate skin.
ZPadTM DS"”specifically designed to eliminate Medical Adhesive-Related Skin Injury (MARSI).