A Tool to Diagnose of Peristomal Skin Complication: Ostomy Skin Tool


Harputlu D., ÖZSOY S.

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE JOURNAL OF NURSING-FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE HEMSIRELIK DERGISI, vol.24, no.1, pp.38-48, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE JOURNAL OF NURSING-FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE HEMSIRELIK DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.38-48

Abstract

Ostomy creation is a frequently performed surgical procedure. Peristomal skin disorders are common problem. In respect of studies related to incidence of peristomal skin complication 12 to 76% of ostomy patients experience some type. Ostomy care nurses have a crucial role in the assessment and management of peristomal skin disorders, and spend a significant proportion of their time preventing and managing them