Preventative Skin Care in Wound & Ostomy Management

Prevention is one of the most important components of wound and ostomy care; by taking a proactive stance, health care professionals can reduce the risk of infection, reduce costs, and improve patient outcomes.

With wounds affecting 35% of all hospice patients and 120,000 new ostomy surgeries performed each year, it is imperative our health care professionals practice prevention. This article describes how to identify risk factors in ostomy management, as well as how to implement a regimen of prevention.

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