Here is the definitive episode about ostomies for the bedside nurse. From comparing and ileal conduit v. ileostomy v. colostomy to coaching your patient on what to expect in life with an ostomy, Sarah Baumgart MSN, APRN, CWOCN, answers many of the questions nurses have about their patients with ostomies.
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A little visual demonstration to accompany the podcast episode.
According to VeganOstomy, “The adhesive part of the wafer can either be flat or convex; convexity works better for ostomates who have a flush or recessed stoma since it applies gentle pressure around the skin and often reduce or prevent leaks in those situations.”
These can be used when very little to no output is expected, such as patients with colostomies who perform daily irrigations.
Per their website: Hy–Tape is a non-reactive, waterproof, Zinc Oxide based, medical tape that holds ostomy pouches for extended wear and releases gently.