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Absorbent Pads MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Absorbent Pads
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Scope Note
Pads made of various materials used for personal hygiene usually for absorbing URINE or FECES. They can be worn as underpants or pants liners by various age groups, from NEWBORNS to the ELDERLY. Absorbent pads can be made of fluff wood pulp and HYDROGEL absorbent covered with viscose rayon, polyester, polypropylene, or POLYETHYLENE coverstock.
Entry Term(s)
Pants Liners
Previous Indexing
Bedding and Linens (1988-1991)
Incontinence Pads (1992-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see INCONTINENCE PADS 1992-2002
History Note
2003; use INCONTINENCE PADS 1992-2002
Date Established
Date of Entry
Absorbent Pads Preferred
Underpads Narrower
Pants Liners Narrower
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