How to purchase of adult diapers
- What are adult diapers?
Adult diapers are similar to diapers or pull-up pants used by infants and young children, except that the user has changed from children to adults. They are mainly divided into three designs: pull-up diapers, open-close diapers and insert pad.
- What are the main components of adult diapers?
The diaper is composed of a surface layer, a built-in absorbent layer, a leak-proof bottom film, a closure system, etc., but you know that a small diaper has 11 parts! Next, I will talk to you one by one.
(1) Surface layer
It is the part of the diaper that is in close contact with the skin of the crotch and buttocks. It is the most direct position that reflects the touch of the diaper. The surface layer of diapers without leak-proof edges is different from that of diapers with leak-proof edges.
The diapers without leg cuff leakguard is usually a single piece of hydrophilic non-woven fabric;
The diaper with without leg cuff leakguard is a three-piece structure, which is composed of a hydrophilic non-woven fabric in the middle and a water-repellent non-woven fabric on both sides.
Popular science, the hydrophilic non-woven fabric can quickly penetrate the urine downward, prevent back seepage, and keep the surface dry; while the water-repellent non-woven fabric can effectively prevent urine leakage and assist the core to urine Absorption.
- Absorption Core
The absorption core is the main part of the diaper to absorb and store excrement. The absorbent core is divided into a mixed core and a composite core;
The main components of the mixed core: fluff pulp, SAP (super absorbent resin);
The main components of the composite core: dust-free paper, fluffy non-woven fabric, SAP (super absorbent resin);
Fluff pulp: It is the wood pulp that has been sliced, cooked, bleached, and organic solvents are extracted, and then pulverized by a pulverizer.
(3) Bottom film
The bottom film is the leak-proof layer of the diaper, which can effectively prevent urine from leaking out. At the same time, the breathable bottom film allows the humid gas inside the diaper to leak out to ensure the internal dry state.
The bottom film is made of special polyethylene (PE) plastic film as the base material and processed by several special additives. It is divided into: PE film, breathable PE film, composite bottom film. What is a composite bottom film? It is non-woven fabric + PE film.
(4) Closed system
The closed system refers to the part that mainly has a fixing function when the diaper is worn. It is composed of front waist stickers, left and right waist stickers, and elastic waist circumference. It can be convenient to wear and replace the diapers, and can also make the diapers better fixed and reduce the influence of exercise.
Front waist stickers: According to different materials, there are OPP film, OPP film + mesh fiber or non-woven fabric, etc.; used in conjunction with left and right waist stickers, you can freely adjust the sticking position, adjust the tightness of the diaper according to the alignment line, and keep left and right symmetry.
Left and right waist stickers: according to different materials, there are full plastic tape, non-woven fabric + magic hook; used in conjunction with the front waist stickers, it is the fixed point on both sides of the back waist of the diaper, and the tightness of the diaper can be adjusted by changing the fitting position.
Elastic waistband: According to different materials, there are non-woven fabric + elastic band, elastic film, PU sponge, etc., assisting the use of left and right waist stickers and front waist stickers, mainly to increase the elasticity of the waist of the diaper, making the diaper more fit and comfortable when worn.
After reading these, do you have a deeper understanding of diapers?
- Who is suitable for adult diapers?
Adult diapers are mostly used by incontinent elderly people or adults who cannot take care of themselves, such as people with moderate to severe incontinence, bedridden patients with paralysis, urinary incontinence during pregnancy.
Of course, it is not limited to this. If you can’t go to the toilet in time in some special circumstances, you can also prepare adult diapers. For example, you can use it if you don’t have a toilet where you go out, and you take exams and meetings for a long time.
When it comes to urinary incontinence, we feel a bit ashamed to say it. There is a need to correct a concept: Urinary incontinence may occur at all ages and is not exclusive to the elderly, but it is more common for the elderly. Urinary incontinence is a common problem. The World Health Organization classified incontinence as a group of diseases in 1998, which is one of the most common public health diseases.
There are many kinds of urinary incontinence. The most common ones in life are stress urinary incontinence and urge urinary incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence is the involuntary outflow of urine in the case of exertion, activity, sneezing or coughing. Urgent urinary incontinence means that when there is a strong will to urinate, the urine cannot be controlled by the will and flows out through the urethra.
- How to buy adult diapers?
There are many types of adult diapers on the market. To judge the pros and cons of an adult diaper, it is recommended to consider the following points:
- Absorption is the first factor to consider when buying adult diapers. The material of the absorbent layer determines the speed and absorption capacity of adult diapers to absorb urine. Good absorption, can absorb and lock the urine, prevent the sucked urine will not reverse osmosis and cause dampness, reduce the growth of germs, and make it cleaner and refreshing.
- It must be soft and breathable.Especially for the elderly, soft and breathable diapers can take care of the fragile skin of the elderly without rashes or bedsores.
- Leakproof is also a point that must be paid attention to when buying diapers. This can avoid the embarrassment of leaking urine and side leakage, and you will be more at ease when you are active or sleeping and resting.
- Finally, it depends on the size and whether it is easy to wear. Although some diapers are very convenient to wear, they are too easy to fall off. If they are not compliant or the sticking part is not strong, they will be very uncomfortable to wear. Another type of underwear type diapers is more convenient, just like ordinary underwear, but it is mainly suitable for people with mobility.
Summary: It is basically not wrong to make purchases based on the above 4 points. In addition, it is also necessary to consider the status of the user population to choose a more suitable diaper. For example, if the patient is unable to get out of bed and walk, then choose buckle diapers or diapers.
Under normal circumstances: pull-up diapers are suitable for people with moderate or mild incontinence who have mobility; diapers are suitable for people with moderate to severe incontinence, paralyzed in bed, postoperative care, post-natal care, etc.; insert pads are suitable for people with moderate to severe incontinence or mobile Those who are inconvenient and need assistance.
William Sune | April 2, 2021