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Fiona Le Ber

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Community Continence and Stoma Care, Queen's Nurse and Committee Member of the Royal College of Nursing Bladder and Bowel Forum, Jersey

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Novel stoma appliances to minimise complications and improve patient outcomes

A stoma is a surgical opening on the abdomen used to divert the passage of faeces (colostomy or ileostomy) or urine (ileal conduit) into an external adhesive pouch on the abdomen (Hill, 2020). The...

Using a novel breathable silicone adhesive (Sil2™ technology) in stoma appliances to improve peristomal skin health: answering the key questions

Silicone is widely used in wound care, continence and stoma care accessories, due to its inert, waterproof, non-toxic, non-odorous and hypoallergenic qualities. These properties also make it a safe...

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