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Moira Evans

Clinical Development Manager, CliniMed Ltd and NHS Honorary Tissue Viability Nurse

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Selecting convexity to improve and maintain peristomal skin integrity

Peristomal skin should have the same appearance as the rest of the abdominal area and should ideally remain intact and free from soreness. A number of factors can affect skin integrity, which can...

Chronic enterocutaneous fistula: management in the community setting

In 1988, Tonn identified three key nursing objectives for providing effective fistula care:.

Clinical governance for ostomates at risk of peristomal skin complications

‘Many patients will have to deal with problematic skin at some point, it should not be considered the acceptable norm as it can have profound impact on an individual's optimal physical, psychological...

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