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Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (R) Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management

Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (R) Core Curriculum: Ostomy Management (Paperback)

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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. 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 (TM) 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 (TM) 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. Also available as an e-book at other major retailers

Medical & VeterinaryNursing & ancillary servicesNursingReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Publication Date: 23/06/2015 ISBN-13: 9781451194395  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jane E. Carmel, MSN, RN, CWOCN has been program co-director of Harrisburg Area Wound Care Specialty Program and WOC Nursing Education Program since 2003. Prior to that, she served as a program director for Albany Medical Center WOCNEP. She also is a consultant for home care and hospice agencies and has presented at regional and national conferences. Janice C. Colwell, MS, RN, CWOCN, FAAN is a former president of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. She has practiced as an advanced practice nurse at the University of Chicago Medicine in both the inpatient and outpatient areas, providing and supervising care to patients with ostomies. She has presented nationally and internationally and published extensively in this specialty field. Currently she is president of Friends of Ostomates Worldwide USA, a volunteer organization providing ostomy supplies to people in need around the world. Margaret Goldberg, MSN, RN, CWOCN is a former president of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. She became interested in ostomy care when she underwent ileostomy surgery after a long bout of ulcerative colitis. Margaret has chaired the WOCN guidelines task force and is the immediate past president of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. She has practiced in acute care for many years and most recently consults to Delray Wound Treatment Center, an outpatient center in Delray Beach, Florida.

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