Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management by Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Wound

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management

Book Title: Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management

Publisher: LWW

ISBN: 1451194390

Author: Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society® Wound


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This volume in the new Core Curriculum series from the WOCN® 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. The perfect study guide for the wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) certification exams, it also provides step-by-step direction on essential nursing procedures.
 
The evidence-based, easy-to-follow format of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Wound Management facilitates your comprehension of:  
o    Anatomy and physiology of the GI and urinary tracts
o    The disease states that lead to a fecal/urinary stoma
o    Fecal or urinary stoma construction
o    Fecal or urinary diversion.
 
Step-by-step instruction leads you through care planning and delivery, including management of stoma and peristomal complications. And, end-of-chapter Q&A helps you remember all vital points.
 
Practical directions cover:
o    Preoperative care for patients undergoing fecal or urinary diversion
o    Postoperative nursing assessment and management
o    New surgical procedures and pouching techniques
o    Patient education
o    Rehabilitation issues
o    Ostomy patient needs, including assessment and management of pediatric patients.
 
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management is essential for nursing students in ostomy care programs; nurses caring for patients with an ostomy; nurses in gastroenterology, urology, and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students; those seeking WOC certification or recertification; and nursing faculty.

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