Ostomy skin care.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Ostomates, patient with surgical openings to their gastrointestinal or urinary tracts, are increasing in number. They require special consideration to skin care at the surgical site, beginning in the preoperative period. Physicians should understand the special appliances that ostomates must wear and should also be aware of the methods for prevention and care of skin problems associated with these patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rothstein, MS

Published Date

  • August 1, 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 200 - 203

PubMed ID

  • 7408541

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0011-4162


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States