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Continence Management And Wound Care For A Patient In A Residential Facility

Smith, Dorothy B. RN, MS, CETN, OCN, FAAN; Lekan-Rutledge, Deborah MSN, RNC, CCCN

Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing: May 1997 - Volume 24 - Issue 3 - p 172–178
Options in Practice

Options in Practice presents different management approaches to the same clinical situation. You are invited to submit a brief case description, including the specialty nursing care provided, and several glossy, color photographs of the clinical situation. The case material will then be sent to another wound, skin, ostomy, or continence care clinician, who will also address management concerns. Alternative solutions to difficult wound, skin, ostomy, or incontinence clinical situations will be published.

Dorothy B. Smith, RN, MS, CETN, OCN, FAAN, is the Clinical Nurse Specialist for Cheyenne Mountain Rehabilitation/Cheyenne Mountain Therapies, Resource & Training Center division, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Deborah Lekan-Rutledge, MSN, RNC, CCCN, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with WellCare Dynamics in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She is also Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill.

Copyright © 1997 by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society