Wound Care

wound ostomy continence nurse

Consider a career as a wound, ostomy, and continence nurse

In 2008, hospitals, extended-care facilities, and home-health agencies will face these regulatory and patient-care issues: • high expenses for supplies • unsatisfied patients • facility-acquired pressure ulcers • prolonged healing time of wounds • ostomy complications • facility-acquired infections • extended...

Central venous catheter dressings put to the test

A nursing team's research findings lead to hospital-wide savings.

Teaching ostomy patients to regain their independence

Make sure your ostomy patients leave the hospital with the knowledge and skills they need.

Teaching Ostomy Care

WEB EXCLUSIVE - More information on teaching patients ostomy care.  Please download PDF for best viewing.

Investigating nurses’ dressing change techniques

Original nursing research explores nurses' rationales for using sterile technique instead of clean technique in particular circumstances - and reveals wide practice discrepencies.

Sepsis: Stopping an insidious killer

How to recognize sepsis in time and use the therapies recommended by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign.