Stoma

Mrs Lisa  Richards1, Mrs Cheryl Penter1 1St John Of God Hosptial, Subiaco, Ardross, Australia Colorectal surgeons are more skilled now than ever. This has led to surgical resections as low as ultra low anterior resections with hand sewn coloanal anastomoses...
  • January 8, 2019
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Mrs Cheryl Jannaway1 1Act Health, Monash, Australia Granulomas  are small areas  of granulation tissue, that can be painful, bleed easily and cause problems with stoma appliances sticking leading to leakages. My presentation is looking at the different methods I used...
  • January 8, 2019
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Dr Linda Vu1, Mrs Deborah Sinclair1, Mrs Laura Hughes1, Dr. Mary Theophilus1 1St. John Of God, Subiaco, Australia Purpose: Preoperative stoma site marking is supported by research and professional organisations as an intervention that can reduce the incidence of stoma...
  • January 8, 2019
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Mrs Patricia Walls RN. STN.1 1St Vincent’s Northside Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, , Stoma placement requires careful assessment preoperatively. However, post-operatively, changes in body contours can occur that cause problems with stoma  management. Complications after any major surgery can be distressing...
  • January 8, 2019
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Mrs Naomi  Houston1 1Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Kingswood, Australia Formation of an abdominal stoma is a relatively straightforward procedure in contemporary medical practice. Minimal complications result and patients are able to return to a comparatively normal life.  Yesterday...
  • January 8, 2019
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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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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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