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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000305497.15768.cb
Features: Clinical Management Extra

Peristomal Skin Complications and Management

Woo, Kevin Y. RN, MSc, PhD, ACNP, GNC(C), FAPWCA; Sibbald, R. Gary BSc, MD, FRCPC (Med Derm), MACP, MEd, FAPWCA; Ayello, Elizabeth A. PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ET, FAPWCA, FAAN; Coutts, Patricia M. RN, IIWCC; Garde, Dianne E. ET

Continued Education
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Abstract

PURPOSE: To provide the wound care practitioner with an overview of practical approaches to prevent and treat common peristomal skin conditions.

TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.

OBJECTIVES: After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to:

1. Describe the common types of peristomal skin problems and their causes.

2. Identify treatment options for common peristomal skin problems.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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