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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | July 2011

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Stoma management and palliative care

Stoma management and palliative care

Pages: 4 - 10

Article topics: Assessment & management, Communication, Continence, Palliative Care, Stoma, Support, Surgical techniques

Barbara Borwell discusses how an individual’s ability to deal with the practical features of stoma care will differ, therefore, requiring unpredictable levels of intervention. This article focuses on the principles of stoma care acknowledging the importance of factors, which can enhance the quality of life

Barbara Borwell MA (Ed), RGN, ENB 216, ENB 980, Dip. Counselling, Cert. Psychosexual Counselling & Therapy, NDN Cert. City & Guilds FETC, BCN is an Independent Nurse Consultant/Lecturer, Nationally/Internationally

Article accepted for publication: April 2011