Poster

Miss Sunny Wu1 1RPAH, Camperdown, Australia Aim: The aim of this poster is to review the use of a collagen and hyaluronic acid pad (Hyalo 4 Regen®) as a treatment option for the complication of a peristomal  wound in order...
  • December 19, 2018
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Ms Betty Brown1 1Royal Prince Alfred Hospital/Royal North Shore Hospital, Newtown, Australia Care of a patient who had undergone 13 laparotomies for bowel obstruction and bowel perforation, with repeated failed attempts at ileostomy formation which resulted in multiple dehiscence and...
  • December 19, 2018
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Mrs Anna Veitch1, Mrs Lorraine Andrews2 1Tairawhiti District Health Board, Riverdale, New Zealand, 2Omnigon, Epsom, New Zealand A fistula is defined as a connection between two epithelialized surfaces.  Although rare in general practice, colovaginal fistulas are not uncommon in stomal...
  • December 19, 2018
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Mrs Rachel Pasley1, Mrs Lorraine Andrews2 1Northland District health Board, Whangarei, New Zealand, 2Omnigon, Epsom, New Zealand A significant portion of Rachel’s client base are from a lower soci-economic group having high health care needs with limited resources and low...
  • December 19, 2018
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Ms Kate Brereton1 1St John Of God Murdoch , West Leederville, Australia A demonstration of pre-surgery assessment of a prospective colostomy patient using expert clinical skills to determine the appropriate stoma pouch selection. Mrs S, a 64-year-old woman, was to...
  • December 19, 2018
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Miss Shimin Liu1, Mrs Huiyi Tan2, Mrs Haiyan Li2, Miss Piaopiao Zhu1, Mrs Xuemei Ye2 1Jinan University, Tianhe District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China, 2GUANGZHOU RED CROSS HOSPITAL, Haizhu District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province, China Objective: To evaluate the clinical...
  • December 19, 2018
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Mrs Lorraine Andrews1, Mrs Theresa Needham2 1Omnigon, Epsom, New Zealand, 2Taranaki District Health Board , Westown, New Zealand Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomies represent the intentional creation of a fistula connecting the stomach to the skin.  The definition of the word stoma...
  • December 19, 2018
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Mrs Rebecca Howson1 1Alfred Health, Bayswater, Australia Australia’s aging population presents unique hurdles when planning, providing care and educating new ostomate’s; and these variations to care differ greatly depending on the individual. Whilst there are many predictors to flag potential...
  • December 19, 2018
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Miss Kelly Vickers1 1Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale, Australia Introduction: Vacuum Assisted Closure (V.A.C®) Therapy has become a common wound care practice used in the treatment of surgical wounds, ulcers, skin grafts, burns, diabetic feet & fistulae. With its increasing...
  • December 19, 2018
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Mrs Julie Skinner1, Mrs Lorraine Andrews2 1Waitemata Distrint Health Board, Takapuna , New Zealand, 2Omnigon, Epsom, New Zealand In 2003 Julie and her family emigrated to New Zealand.  Julie was appointed as  sole Stomal Therapist in the 600 bed Northshore...
  • December 19, 2018
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