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Peristomal skin complications

The Ostomy Skin Tool 2.0: a new instrument for assessing peristomal skin changes

The PRO and image analysis data were combined in a DT score to enable an overall assessment of the peristomal skin for each participant. The score on a scale of 0-3 was defined by the external...

Perception of leakage: data from the Ostomy Life Study 2019

The Ostomy Life Study 2019 consisted of a pair of retrospective, self-reported surveys, conducted among people living with a stoma and stoma care nurses (Fellows et al, 2021)..

Multinational survey on living with an ostomy: prevalence and impact of peristomal skin complications

To date, this Ostomy Life Study 2019 is the largest global survey performed on this topic. The results presented here underline the high prevalence of PSCs and the associated challenges present within...

Factors influencing health-related quality of life of those in the Netherlands living with an ostomy

The purpose of this research was, first, to assess how an ostomy population in the Netherlands perceives their HRQoL and, second, to determine key stressors influencing HRQoL in these people..

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...

A multinational evaluation assessing the relationship between peristomal skin health and health utility

The purpose of this research was to assess the widespread impact of irritated peristomal skin on the health utility and health-related QoL in an adult multinational ostomy population (aged 18 years...

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