A Practical Guide for Peristomal Skin Problems (15 pages) – A guide developed by the Ostomy Forum, an international group of ET nurses, and published by Dansac. It’s intended to help nurses and clinicians assess and manage skin problems associated with stomas. It contains photos of the many different types of problems, which could help ostomates identify and describe their symptoms.
A Practical Guide for Stoma Problems (15 pages) – As above, this guide from the Ostomy Forum/Dansac is intended to help nurses and clinicians assess and manage stoma problems. It contains helpful photos of the many different types of stomas and stoma problems.
Coloplast Dialogue Education (20 pages) – This is an incredible resource for visual learners (like me) who believe a picture’s worth a thousand words. It contains wonderfully clear, easy-to-understand illustrations of all types of ostomy surgery procedures, how they form stomas, etc.
Common Skin and Stoma Problems (23 pages) – more very clear and helpful photos of stoma and peristomal skin problems. This collection was part of a presentation by a clinical nurse specialist in Ireland.
Ostomy Care (51 pages) – This is a collection of slides by a Wound Care Nurse, as part of a training presentation at the University of New Mexico. It’s very well organized and filled with many helpful images and illustrations.