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

Publication Year:
2021
Edition:
2nd Ed.
Author:
Carmel, Jane E.; Colwell, Janice C.; Goldberg, Margaret T.
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN:
978-1-97-516456-0
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Based on the curriculum blueprint of the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Education Programs (WOCNEP) and approved by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®), this practical text for ostomy care is your perfect source for expert guidance, training and wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) certification exam preparation.
Full of expert advice on ostomy care, Core Curriculum Ostomy Management, 2nd Edition is one of the few nursing texts to cover this practice area in detail. 

Chapter features include: Objectives at the start of each chapter, Key Points that expand on important concepts, Tables that offer clinical guidelines and care strategies, Case Studies that optimize clinical decision-making, and End-of-Chapter Review Q&A’s — multiple choice questions followed by answers and rationales.
 
This is essential content for those seeking WOC certification; nursing students in ostomy programs; nurses caring for patients with an ostomy; nurses in gastroenterology, urology and surgical nursing; graduate nursing students and nursing faculty.

From the pathology basics to vital on-the-job skills, this evidence-based content is your complete map to gaining WOC certification — and to providing safe, optimal patient care.
 
Upgrade your ostomy nursing knowledge and skills and prepare for certification: 
  • NEW chapter on professional practice
  • NEW chapter on surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease
  • NEW “How to Pouch Over a Bridge” guide 
  • Highly rated case-based learning approach that demonstrates concepts, skills and patient-based care
  • Easy-to-follow format that breaks down pathology, physiology and patient management topics into easy-to-remember terms
  • Step-by-step instruction on the latest procedures and management, including:
    • Pre- and post-op management for patients undergoing fecal or urinary diversion
    • New surgical procedures and pouching techniques
    • Patient education and rehabilitation issues 
    • Fecal and urinary stoma construction, and managing stoma and peristomal complications
    • Diseases that lead to a fecal stoma – colorectal cancer
    • Management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
    • Selection of pouching system
    • Pediatric patient assessment and management
    • Fistula management – etiologic factors, medical management, containment strategies, nutritional support, and more
  • Detailed how-to on procedures such as fistula pouch changes, isolating a fistula for NPWT, and focused assessments 
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Carmel, Jane E.; Colwell, Janice C.; Goldberg, Margaret T.
ISBN:
978-1-97-516456-0
Specialty:
  • Dermatology
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Skills & Procedures
Language:
English
Edition:
2nd Ed.
Pages:
404
Publication Year:
2021

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