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Choosing an underpad for better care and lower costs

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What is an underpad? An underpad is an absorbent waterproof pad that is placed on top of sheets to help the bed stay dry. When used correctly, underpads help minimize unnecessary laundering of linens and provide increased cushioning, as well as keep moisture away from the skin. One underpad does not fit all; there are several kinds of underpads for different situations. What kind of underpad do you need? One can choose the best underpad based on the level of incontinence and other factors. For instance, for someone with light incontinence and light leakage, retail underpads are a good fit. For someone at risk for...

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