However, the role of clinical nurse specialists and enterostomal
therapists (ETs) remains a subject for future discussion.
The multivariable analyses indicated that there was a significant increase by year in the probability of receiving spiritual care (OR = 1.23, 95 percent CI 1.05-1.43), dietary counseling (OR = 1.29, 95 percent CI 1.06-1.58), social services (OR = 1.15, 95 percent CI 1.03-1.29), medication management (OR = 1.31, 95 percent CI 1.17-1.46), DMES (OR = 1.19, 95 percent CI 1.03-1.37), and high-tech care (including intravenous and enterostomal
therapy, enteral nutrition, and dialysis; OR = 1.18, 95 percent CI 1.03-1.35).
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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines recommend that people with rectal cancer be referred to an enterostomal
therapist (a health care professional, often a nurse, trained to help people with their colostomies) as part of their initial work-up.
varices secondary to portal hypertension: Progression of disease in conservatively managed cases.
Suzanne Borkowski, MS, PNP, ETN, is a retired Enterostomal
Therapy Nurse Practitioner.
in adult health nursing from Pace University in Pleasantville and has completed the Harrisburg Area Enterostomal
Therapy Nursing Education Program.
The expertise of wound care specialists (enterostomal
[ET] nurses) should be integrated into the plan of care early.
Staging tools for initial assessment include the International Association of Enterostomal
Therapy staging system and the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel staging system.
Because of this debate, it's important to consult an ostomy specialist such as an enterostomal
therapy nurse for best placement.
Pressure ulcer care has owed a great deal to the accumulation of experience by health care professionals such as physicians, nurses, and enterostomal
Your doctor may order consultation with an enterostomal