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Care of patients with stomas: the pouch change procedure

17 October 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses basic stoma care in relation to management of the pouch change procedure in a ward-based setting immediately following planned stoma-forming...

An overview of surgical stoma construction and its effects on the child and their family

01 May 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

Having a stoma can be a difficult adjustment for the child or young person and his or her family. Children’s stoma nurses provide support and education to the family...

Post-discharge care for patients following stoma formation: what the nurse needs to know

16 August 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Rationale and key points This article discusses post-discharge care for patients following stoma formation. While the patient is taught the practicalities of...

Care of patients undergoing stoma formation: what the nurse needs to know

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Rationale and key points Rationale and key points This article provides an overview of the various types of abdominal stoma and surgical procedures that result in...

Preoperative care of patients undergoing stoma formation: what the nurse needs to know

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Rationale and key points Rationale and key points This article addresses preoperative care of patients for whom surgery to form a stoma is planned. It discusses...

How to change a stoma bag

14 April 2020

Nursing Standard

urology and renal

Rationale and key points This ‘How to’ article explains how to change a stoma bag in a safe, effective and supportive manner. Nurses undertaking this procedure must...

Assessing physical activity levels in people living with a stoma

09 December 2019

Nursing Standard

gastrointestinal

Physical activity is important for physical and mental health; however, people with a stoma commonly experience a reduction in physical activity following stoma...