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…

Over 50% of all ostomates have a skin problem – The use of silicone ostomy rings for an improved outcome

Skin disorders among ostomates is a very significant problem! Skin disorders among ostomates are the single greatest issue affecting quality of life. Over 50% of all ostomates today still suffer from a skin disorder. The causes of skin disorders can be numerous, the majority however comes down to prolonged contact of stoma output with the…