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Stoma care - 5(a) - Problem-solving

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 19, PAGE NO: 43CHRIS METCALF, GASTROENTEROLOGY ENDOSCOPY NURSE SPECIALIST, WEST HERTS NHS TRUST, WATFORD GENERAL HOSPITAL.The cause of skin soreness in patients with a stoma must always be identified if long-term problems are to be avoided. Any soreness should be referred to a stoma care nurse for assessment. The stoma care nurse can advise and supervise the management of the patient's stoma.

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