Creating caring and empathic nurses: The lived experience of a simulated ostomate
. Manuscript under review for publication.
bill of rights identifies required individualized elements, supporting quality care for individuals with ostomies (United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc., 2004).
I came to realise that there are many ostomates
who are living life just like other people.
class="MsoNormalSally Kwenda lives as ostomate
after her colon and rectal cancer diagnosis and treatment.
The Canadian donors, the Friends of Ostomates
Worldwide, are unable to ship the bags to Kenya because the Trade ministry is yet to clear them.
Designed specifically for the outward body shapes, and the first of its kind in the ostomy market, the SenSura Mio ostomy care portfolio is intended to meet the differing needs of ostomates
through its BodyFit Technology.
Their products solve many of the critical issues ostomates
and medical community face when changing an ostomy pouching system.
Recent publication: "Stoma Care Nurses' Perspectives on the Relative Significance of Factors Influencing Ostomates
' Quality of Life" (in co-authorship).
(1) Restrooms with handrails that facilitate use by wheelchair users as well as diaper changing tables, facilities for ostomates
, and other equipment to support a wide range of users which include senior citizens, disabled persons, people with children, and so on.
Ostomy care accessories enhance the performance and comfort of the bags to manage the needs of ostomates
. These accessories help prevent leakage of the ostomy bag contents, provide skin care for the peristomal region, and deodorize the contents.
Ostomy care accessories market is growing mainly driven by increasing number of ostomates
, technological advancement, and product innovation, and increasing the incidence of gastrointestinal disease.