COLOSTOMIES AND IRRIGATION

Irrigation for colostomies entails the placement of medium to high quantities of water daily to flush the colon of feces. It’s an injection into the stoma that results in the colon being cleared of feces. Irrigation is a method used by some people with colostomies to control the functioning of their stoma. This enables for […]

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TEACHING PATIENTS THE FUNDAMENTALS OF OSTOMY CARE

It is necessary to have a fundamental understanding of ostomies to instruct patients. Unfortunately, most nursing students learn little about ostomies and ostomy treatment. But most nurses are familiar with fundamental anatomy and physiology. Instead, we’ll concentrate on the fundamental knowledge that each nurse must learn and the abilities that every nurse must acquire to […]

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