• Ilex for Nurses - Helping maintain healthy skin

    Maintaining good skin integrity is vital in the role of the nurse. Whether you are nursing in a NHS Trust, community or within nursing and residential homes, you will be exposed to vulnerable patients who may encounter skin breakdown. Factors such as friction, shear, moisture, pressure and trauma... View Post
  • Understanding Nappy Rash and how to treat it.

    Ever wondered why your baby appears unsettled, crying more than usual, off their food and not sleeping well? A sore bottom and nappy rash could be the answer! Nappy rash is very common in almost all children who wear nappies, from the early baby years through to the toddler stage.  View Post
  • The use of Ilex paste for people with continence issues and sore skin

    Problems with incontinence are common and can have a huge impact on your physical and  psychological well-being. The main worry might be leakage of urine or faeces whilst you are out and  about, creating a world of dread about where the nearest toilet is! But what about your skin as a  result, are you often left with burning, itchy, sore skin around your perineum, buttocks and thighs,  leaving you feeling utterly miserable?   View Post
  • Stoma care and iLEX Study at Pilgrim Hospital

    DOWNLOAD FULL STUDY ⇨ Use of Ilex skin protectant A study within the stoma care department at Pilgrim Hospital By Deputy Sister Sarah Hill and Deputy Sister Debra Pycock Reasons for carrying out Audit Following recent study days, information on ilex received and told of its benefits for sore ski... View Post
  • iLEX Skin Protectant Evidence Based Practice

    DOWNLOAD EVIDENCE BASED BOOKLET ⇨ The best protection for excoriated skin ILEX Skin Protectant is a topical skin barrier designed to protect the skin from maceration while helping to soothe and heal damaged skin. Creates an occlusive barrier over excoriated skin with a 0.00cm/hr Moisture Transm... View Post
  • Advances in wound care iLEX moisture transmission rate

    The Journal for Prevention and Healing Vol. 8 #4 July/August 1995 Evaluation of Moisture Penetration Through Skin Protectant Barriers by Paper Chromatography Sadiq Shah, Marc Cornell, and Anthony J. Ward Abstract Currently, there is no convenient and safe experimental method in the literature t... View Post
  • iLEX Journal Articles

    Assessment of Pad Clogging Author: Bolton C et al, Journal of Community Nursing Jun 2004 18(6)Aim: To assess the ‘clogging’ of incontinence pads following the use of Sudocrem, CavilonDurable Barrier Cream and ConotroneMethods: 12 adult volunteers underwent 4 evaluation sessions. Product was appl... View Post