Ostomy Care

Patients undergoing ostomy surgery, whether temporary or permanent, require intensive physical and emotional care as well as support to return to their normal lives. Nurses specializing in the care of ostomies are available to facilitate positive outcomes for patients with:
  • Colostomies
  • Ileostomies
  • Urinary diversions
  • Continent diversions
  • Preoperative and postoperative education
  • Postoperative discharge and follow-up
  • Treatment/prevention of skin complications
  • Stoma site marking
  • Fistulas and tubes