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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society core curriculum. Ostomy management

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society core curriculum. Ostomy management

Carmel, Jane, editor; Colwell, Janice, editor; Goldberg, Margaret T., editor

"This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from the WOCN(r) Society covers ostomy management, and is the crucial text for nurses practicing or studying ostomy patient care. It offers pathology and physiology basics in easy-to-grasp terms, while providing expert guidance on patient management. This is a study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams and provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures. Let this evidence-based guide lead you through all of the vital nursing topics. It is the official guide for students in wound, ostomy and continence nursing education programs"--Provided by publisher

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Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer 2016
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Statement of responsibility: edited by Jane E. Carmel, Janice C. Colwell, Margaret T. Goldberg
ISBN: 1496320638, 9781451194395, 9781496320636
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Print version record.
Language note: English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Subject: Urinary incontinence Nursing Textbooks.; Health & Biological Sciences.; Gastroenterology.; Urinary Incontinence nursing.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; MEDICAL Diseases.; Enterostomy Nursing Textbooks.; Ostomy nursing.; Enterostomy Nursing; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.; Medicine.; Fecal incontinence Surgery Nursing Textbooks.; Urinary incontinence Nursing; Fecal Incontinence nursing.; MEDICAL Internal Medicine.
Alternative Title: Ostomy management
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  1. Anatomy & physiology of GI tract / Debra Netsch
  2. Anatomy & physiology of urinary tract / JoAnn Ermer-Seltun
  3. Disease states that lead to a fecal stoma : colorectal cancer / Alessandro Fichera, Greta Bernier
  4. Disease states that lead to a fecal stoma : inflammatory bowel disease / Michele Rubin, Russell Cohen, Adam Stein
  5. Other conditions that lead to a fecal diversion / Janice M. Beitz
  6. Disease states that lead to creation of a urinary stoma / Gary Steinberg, Sanjay Patel, Joseph Pariser
  7. Fecal/urinary stoma construction / Linda Stricker, Barbara Hocevar, Jean Ashburn
  8. Preoperative preparation of patients undergoing fecal and/or urinary diversion / Mary Mahoney
  9. Post-operative nursing assessment and management / Jan Colwell
  10. Selection of pouching system / Jan Colwell
  11. Patient education following urinary/fecal diversion / Margaret Goldberg
  12. Diversion-specific patient management issues / Jane Carmel
  13. Rehabilitation issues and special ostomy patient needs / Jane Carmel, Jody Scardillo
  14. Assessment and management of pediatric patients / Kimberly McIltrot
  15. Peristomal skin conditions / Ginger Salvadalena
  16. Stomal complications / Joy Pittman
  17. Nursing management of the patient with a fistula / Ruth Byrant, DeeDee Nix
  18. Nursing management of the patient with percutaneous tubes / Jane Fellows, Michelle Rice.