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Ostomy Care

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Definition
Ostomy surgery is the construction of an opening in the intestinal or urinary tract for the purpose of removing waste materials from the body.
Prevalence
More than 500,000 people in the U.S. have had ostomy surgery.
Nearly 100,000 more face it each year.
Causes
Cancer of the colon, bladder, or rectum.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Urinary tract infections.
Inherited conditions, such as familial adenomatous polyposis.
Birth defects.
Stab and gunshot wounds.


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Ostomy Care

Description

Definition Ostomy surgery is the construction of an opening in the intestinal or urinary tract for the purpose of removing waste materials from the body.
Prevalence
More than 500,000 people in the U.S. have had ostomy surgery.
Nearly 100,000 more face it each year.
Causes
Cancer of the colon, bladder, or rectum.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Urinary tract infections.
Inherited conditions, such as familial adenomatous polyposis.
Birth defects.
Stab and gunshot wounds.



Topics:

  • Ostomy Care

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  • 4.00 hours includes study guide
  • Certification upon completion

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