A new approach in preventing peristomal and perisfistular skin breakdown utilizing silicone technology

Recently at WOCN on Nashville, TN. Shane England BSN, RN, CWCN, WCC, OMS, FACCWS presented a well-received poster on her clinical experiences using Trio Responsive Silicone Technology to solve difficult ostomy problems. Case1: involves problem solving of the patients ability to use and apply ostomy products immediately post-surgery. This is often a significant challenge, especially…

Back to school with an ostomy

Back to School with an ostomy They say that your school years can be the best or worst years of your life, and going through school with a stoma can sometimes make things a little harder. But the right support for both you and your child can make a big difference. The main thing is…

Relationships with an ostomy

 LET’s get it on For most ostomates, a stoma has little or no effect on the ability to enjoy sex, regardless of sexual preferences or lifestyle before surgery. Sexuality is a diverse and deeply personal thing, affecting who we are and how we express ourselves. It forms the sexual feelings and attractions we feel towards…