Quick Facts – Ostomy Care
Patients with ostomies are often at risk of complications. The degree of risk is especially high for patients with ileostomies. Depending on ostomy type, complications can include peristomal skin complication, dehydration, and obstruction. Educating patients on how to care for their ostomy is vital for positive outcomes. With a basic understanding of how to support ostomy patients, you and your staff can reduce complication rates and improve your patients’ quality of life. This fact sheet contains practical information for staff education on ostomy management.
Mon, 07/31/2023 – 13:53