Stoma care

Edited by Christine Norton, Julia Williams, Claire Taylor, Annmarie Nunwa and Kathy Whayman

in Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298655
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598021 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Stoma care

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Stoma care nursing: role of the stoma care nurse - Surgical procedures resulting in a colostomy - Surgical procedures resulting in an ileostomy - Colo-anal pouch - Colectomy with ileo-rectal anastomosis - Kock pouch (continent ileostomy) - Restorative proctocolectomy (ileo-anal pouch) - Formation of a stoma - Stoma reversal - Pre-operative care for the ostomist - Stoma siting - Post-operative care following formation of a stoma - Management of a rod/bridge including removal - Product choice: appliances - Product choice: accessories - Storage, care, and disposal - Discharge planning for the ostomist - Prescription issues and obtaining supplies - Lifestyle issues for the ostomist - Dietary advice for the ostomist - Hints and tips: ileostomists - Hints and tips: colostomists - Complications and problems: mucocutaneous separation - Complications and problems: bleeding - Complications and problems: necrosis - Complications and problems: prolapse - Complications and problems: parastomal hernia - Complications and problems: pyoderma gangrenosum - Complications and problems: peristomal granuloma - Complications and problems: recurrence of disease - Complications and problems: stenosis and dilators - Complications and problems: retraction - Complications and problems: phantom rectum - Complications and problems: constipation and diarrhoea advice for the colostomist - Enterocutaneous fistula management - Catastrophic abdomen - Administration of suppositories and enemas into a stoma - Medina catheter - Skin care: excoriation and allergy - Skin care: trauma and infection - Colostomy irrigation - Antegrade continent enema - Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy - Stomal considerations with chemotherapy and radiotherapy - Palliative care for the ostomist 1 - Palliative care for the ostomist 2

Chapter.  17540 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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