Title

Colostomy care: management beyond hospitalization case report

Document Type

Article

Department

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Pakistan

Abstract

Colostomy formation brings lot of changes in patients’ physical, social, spiritual, sexual and psychosocial health. The modified elimination pattern, after the permanent colostomy may deteriorate patients’ quality of life. Lack of patient preparation for the procedure may lead to impair the domains of patient quality of life. The prior education, patient involvement and continuous facilitation of patient in his recovery period may enhance patients’ ability to cope with changes in their life after permanent colostomy and enhanced their quality of life after the modified elimination pattern.

Colostomy formation brings lot of changes in patients’ physical, social, spiritual, sexual and psychosocial health. The modified elimination pattern, after the permanent colostomy may deteriorate patients’ quality of life. Lack of patient preparation for the procedure may lead to impair the domains of patient quality of life. The prior education, patient involvement and continuous facilitation of patient in his recovery period may enhance patients’ ability to cope with changes in their life after permanent colostomy and enhanced their quality of life after the modified elimination pattern

Publication

International Journal of Nursing Education