Continence

New tool may help improve ostomy care

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Providers caring for ostomy patients can soon use an algorithm that helps improve care management and patient safety, its proponents claim.

Ask the treatment expert ... about incontinence briefs

Ask the treatment expert ... about incontinence briefs

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Should incontinence briefs be used in the long-term care setting?

Continence program now available in Spanish

First Quality's Total Care Complete Continence Program is now available in both English and Spanish, the company announced. The expanded program will better help facilities train staff and improve continence-care practices, the firm notes.

Something's funny here: Newest treatments in wound care the focus of WOCN conference

Dr. Stuart Robertshaw, perhaps better known widely as "Dr. Humor," will be the keynote speaker Sunday at the Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society 43rd Annual Conference in New Orleans. Robertshaw, a recently retired professor of psychology and education who has researched and presented on the role of humor in patient care for more than 23 years, will speak on "The Healing Power of Humor."