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Ostomy Care Basics

Ostomy Care Basics

Ostomy Care Basics


Target audience:

  • Care settings: post acute (long-term care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities and home health), hospital, outpatient care settings


  • 01:45 - What is an ostomy?
  • 04:05 - Types of pouching systems - How to choose?
  • 10:04 - Peristomal skin complications
  • 17:48 - Stoma complications
  • 21:23 - Difficult to pouch stomas
  • 26:33 - Systemic complications
  • 33:12 - Patient education


  • Surgical Ostomy for Fecal Diversion
  • Case: Managing High-output Enteroatmospheric Fistulas - A Case Study and Review
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