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

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

ISBN 9781451194395
Edition 1
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Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Overview
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: - Anatomy and physiology of the GI and urinary tracts - The disease states that lead to a fecal/urinary stoma - Fecal or urinary stoma construction - 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: - Preoperative care for patients undergoing fecal or urinary diversion - Postoperative nursing assessment and management - New surgical procedures and pouching techniques - Patient education - Rehabilitation issues - 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. Also available as an e-book at other major retailers
Overview
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: - Anatomy and physiology of the GI and urinary tracts - The disease states that lead to a fecal/urinary stoma - Fecal or urinary stoma construction - 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: - Preoperative care for patients undergoing fecal or urinary diversion - Postoperative nursing assessment and management - New surgical procedures and pouching techniques - Patient education - Rehabilitation issues - 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. Also available as an e-book at other major retailers
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