What you need to know about caring for the skin around a stoma
The community nurse may be the first point of contact when there are problems with a stoma in the patientís home. This unit aims to provide more information on how to change a stoma appliance as well as how to deal with issues such as skin stripping and leaking. Finally, the author considers the effect on body image and how patients might cope emotionally with having a stoma.
Sponsored by: Journal of Community Nursing
Topics: Skin Care
Length: 90 Minutes
Status: Unit started