OT’s Role in Ostomy Care

OT’s Role in Ostomy Care

OT’s Role in Ostomy Care
Physical Disabilities

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Inside the Episode

Natalie and Jess discuss OT’s role in ostomy care. We review the different types of ostomies and indications for their use. We also discuss ways to manage ostomies during therapy activities, how to teach clients to manage their ostomies independently, and precautions for activities following surgery.



Prinz, Anita; Colwell, Janice C.; Cross, Heidi H.; Mantel, Janet; Perkins, Jacqueline; Walker, Cynthia A. Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing: January/February 2015 – Volume 42 – Issue 1 – p 79–82


Nutrition Guidelines:  http://www.upmc.com/patients-visitors/education/nutrition/Pages/ostomy-nutrition-guide.aspx




2018-05-06T13:33:36+00:00May 6th, 2018|

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