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Ostomy complications and associated risk factors: Development and testing of two instruments

  title={Ostomy complications and associated risk factors: Development and testing of two instruments},
  author={Joyce Pittman},

Urinary Stoma Care Guidelines: The Effect on Patients' Self-efficacy and Incidence of Peristomal Complications After Permanent Urostomy

Urinary stoma care guidelines affected positively on enhancing patients' self-efficacy and minimizing peristomal complications, with statistically significant difference between the two groups 3 months follow up.

Analysis of Risk Factors Affecting Stoma Complications in Patients with Colostomy

Body mass index (BMI) is the most influential factor for the occurrence of stoma complications in colostomy patients and Nurses are expected to be able to consider themost influential risk factors for stoma complication in determining nursing interventions in preventingStoma complications.

Characteristics of the Patient With an Ostomy

  • J. Pittman
  • Medicine
    Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
  • 2011
Examination of demographic and clinical characteristics in persons with a new ostomy found age, type of procedure, reason for surgery, stoma type,Stoma site marking, and complicating factors were significantly different by ostomy type.

Quality of Life and Its Influencing Factors Among Chinese Patients With Permanent Colostomy in the Early Postoperative Stage

Clinicians need to give attention to improving the QOL of colostomy patients especially 1 month after discharge, and interventions should focus on enhancing self-efficacy, stoma self-management, and social-environmental support.

Effect of a Stoma Nursing Care Program on the Adjustment of Patients with an Ostomy

The intervention program has a positive influence on the adjustment to the stoma, and its contribution is significant six months after hospital discharge, which is recommended since the preoperative period.

The Effects of Patient Care Results of Applied Nursing Intervention to Individuals With Stoma According to the Health Belief Model.

In order to effectively support postoperative individuals following stoma surgery when they are released from the hospital, postdischarge follow-up care informed by the Health Belief Model components should be offered.

Managing the IBD Patient with Ostomy Complications

Assessment of the stoma and peristomal skin should be part of the examination of the inflammatory bowel disease patient to determine the presence of complications as well as plan the appropriate intervention, and management of high stoma output will be covered.

Factores de riesgo asociados al desarrollo de complicaciones del estoma de eliminación y de la piel periestomal

The identification of risk factors associated with the development of stoma complications allows nurses to early identify patients’ vulnerability indicators and intervene more effectively.

Perceived Barriers and Home Care Needs When Adapting to a Fecal Ostomy: A Phenomenological Study

  • B. CengizZ. Bahar
  • Medicine
    Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
  • 2017
Individuals experience physical, mental, and social barriers when adapting to live with a new stoma and when receiving chemotherapy for underlying cancer.

A study of postoperative anxiety and depression among patients with intestinal stomas

Introduction and objectives Psychological well-being has a significant impact on the quality of life of stoma patients, but more emphasis should be given to this aspect. Therefore, this study was



Complications and mortality following stoma formation.

Stomas are often formed in frail patients unsuitable for anastomosis formation, which may explain the high mortality in ostomy patients.

Evaluation of the end colostomy complications and the risk factors influencing them in Iranian patients

The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of end colostomy complications and the evaluation of factors influencing outcome and to investigate the role of environmental factors in this condition.

A Prospective Study of Tobacco Smoking as a Predictor of Complications in General Surgery

Smoking increases in-hospital mortality, admission to the intensive care unit, and lower respiratory tract infection, but not surgical-site infection, and Deleterious effects of smoking are also observed in past smokers and they cannot be counteracted by hospital cessation programs.

Difficulties Experienced by the Ostomate After Hospital Discharge

The majority of the ostomates experienced difficulty with pouch leakage, skin irritation, odor, depression or anxiety, and uneven pouching surfaces; they desire assistance with these problems and will benefit from long-term follow-up by an ostomy nurse.

Adjustment to colostomy: stoma acceptance, stoma care self-efficacy and interpersonal relationships.

Addressing psychosocial concerns should become part of the care routinely given to stoma patients, and more emphasis on dispelling negative thoughts and encouraging social interactions is recommended.

Ostomy Pouch Wear Time in the United States

This study is the first of its kind to utilize a large, national sample to determine average wear time of ostomy pouches and to establish a benchmark for ostomy pouch wear time in the United States.

Results of a nationwide prospective audit of stoma complications within 3 weeks of surgery

This audit was to identify the incidence of stoma complications within the UK; to highlight any dissimilarity of incidence from centre to centre; to ascertain if the height of the stoma at the time of fashioning is a predisposing factor to problems; and finally to initiate much needed research.

Stoma Complications: A Multivariate Analysis

It is concluded that ostomies have a high risk of complication, which is not related to stoma location or type, and obesity and inflammatory bowel disease predispose to complications.

Development and validation of the ostomy adjustment scale