Friday, March 18, 2011

Stoma Care (Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
1st edition - July 4, 2005
Paperback: 192 pages
ISBN-10: 9781405114073
ISBN-13: 978-1405114073

Stoma Care is a beginner's guide to stoma care, which will enable students and newly qualified staff in hospitals and in the community to provide effective care of patients with stomas and ensure continuity of care. It explores the rationale for stoma formation, immediate post-operative care, the choice of the most appropriate appliance, and long term management, exploring lifestyle changes including diet, the effects of chemotherapy on stoma care and the psychological impact of stoma formation. 

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