Parastomal hernia development is a common complication for a patient with a stoma. This session with will review the incidence, clinical presentation, risk factors, workup and surgical and non-surgical treatment of the ostomy patient with a parastomal hernia. The management of the patient with a parastomal hernia is a challenge that should be managed by both a surgeon and a WOC nurse to support the best outcome. Learner Outcome:
Discuss two management strategies for the patient with a parastomal hernia.
RN, MS, APRN, CWOCN, FAAN,
Ostomy & Wound Care Advanced Practice Nurse,
University of Chicago Medicine
Co-director, Center for Digestive Diseases,
The University of Chicago Medicine
Credits: None available.
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