Macaulay, M and Pettersson, L and Fader, M and Cottenden, A and Brooks, R (2004) Disposable pull-ups versus disposable nappies for children with a disability. Nurs Times , 100 (20) 64 - 65.
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Most children are expected to be dry by the age of three years (Lukeman, 1997). However, children with physical and/or learning disabilities may have difficulty achieving continence and will have an ongoing need for absorbent products. Historically these were disposable nappies. In recent years, the disposable pull-up style pad (Fig 1) has proved popular as an alternative design.
|Title:||Disposable pull-ups versus disposable nappies for children with a disability.|
|Keywords:||Child, Child, Preschool, Diapers, Infant, Disabled Children, Humans, Urinary Incontinence|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Medical Physics and Bioengineering|
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