Approximately 450,000 people in the United States have a stoma, with that number increasing by 13% each year. The challenge of ostomy management is only becoming increasingly prevalent, particularly in hospital and long-term care facilities. Stomas have a major effect on the lives of patients, making it important to minimize the impact of ostomy appliances. This white paper discusses the challenges associated with the application and wear time of ostomy appliances. Without proper application and effective adhesion, there is greater risk of skin irritation and discomfort, time consuming reapplication and complications.
In this white paper, health care professionals will learn:
This paper is generally written for clinicians and purchasing directors with an interest in product solutions. This paper was developed by an independent third party and was written with nurses in mind as a key audience.
Sponsored by Hy-Tape International