Volume 8, Issue 6, December 2019, Page: 342-345
Evaluation of Enterostomal Therapist (ET) Nurses Intervention on Ostomy Visits
Wang Ling Yan, Department of Nursing, Cancer Center of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Jiang Meng Xiao, Department of Urology, Cancer Center of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Xiao Fang, Department of Gastric Surgery, Cancer Center of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Received: Sep. 19, 2019;       Accepted: Dec. 4, 2019;       Published: Dec. 9, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190806.18      View  325      Downloads  129
Objective: The aim of this study was to explore the effectiveness of interventions provided by Enterostomal Therapist (ET) Nurses to visitors of ostomates. Methods: ET Nurses carried out intervention methods of selection, training, organization of visiting group during enterostomy visiting works, this study summarized and analyzed the influence of various intervention methods on the growth of enterostomy visitor numbers and the work of ostomate visits. Results: The intervention program of ostomate visitors adopted by our hospital could effectively promote the growth of ostomate visitor numbers, facilitate the smooth progress of enterostomy visits, lighten the psychological burden of patients and their families in clinical application. Conclusion: The ostomate visits’ intervention program constructed by ET nurses in our hospital was scientific and feasible. Through strict screening, scientific training, reasonable scheduling, continuous exchange and learning and hospital support, we have created an excellent team which provides high-quality visiting service for patients with enterostomy during perioperative period.
Enterostomy, Enterostomal Therapist, Ostomate, Ostomy Visits, Evaluation
To cite this article
Wang Ling Yan, Jiang Meng Xiao, Xiao Fang, Evaluation of Enterostomal Therapist (ET) Nurses Intervention on Ostomy Visits, American Journal of Nursing Science. Vol. 8, No. 6, 2019, pp. 342-345. doi: 10.11648/j.ajns.20190806.18
Copyright © 2019 Authors retain the copyright of this article.
This article is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Rheaume A, Gooding B A. Social support, coping strategies, and long-term adaptation to ostomy among self-help group members [J]. J Enterostomal Ther, 1991, 18 (1): 11-15.
Zheng L, Wan L, Yunkun L. Clinical study of colostomy visitor on improving the self-efficacy of colostomy patients [J]. Jiangxi Medical Journal, 2015.
Zhu W, Wu A, Yang Q, et al. Effect of collaborative care model with peer support group on self-care and adjustment in patients with a permanent colostomy [J]. Journal of Nursing Science, 2015.
Hwang J H, Yu C S. Depression and resilience in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease patients with ostomy [J]. Int Wound J, 2019, 16 Suppl 1: 62-70.
Bulkley J E, Mcmullen C K, Grant M, et al. Ongoing ostomy self-care challenges of long-term rectal cancer survivors [J]. Support Care Cancer, 2018, 26 (11): 3933-3939.
David S, Larson M. Athletes' Perception of Athletic Trainer Empathy: How Important Is It? [J]. J Sport Rehabil, 2018, 27 (1): 8-15.
Xu S, Zhang Z, Wang A, et al. Effect of Self-efficacy Intervention on Quality of Life of Patients With Intestinal Stoma [J]. Gastroenterol Nurs, 2018, 41 (4): 341-346.
Zavotsky K E, Ciccarelli M, Pontieri-Lewis V, et al. Nursing Morbidity and Mortality: The Clinical Nurse Specialist Role in Improving Patient Outcomes [J]. Clin Nurse Spec, 2016, 30 (3): 167-171.
Karabulut H K, Dinc L, Karadag A. Effects of planned group interactions on the social adaptation of individuals with an intestinal stoma: a quantitative study [J]. J Clin Nurs, 2014, 23 (19-20): 2800-2813.
Berti-Hearn L, Elliott B. A Resource Guide to Improve Nursing Care and Transition to Self-Care for Patients With Ostomies [J]. Home Healthc Now, 2018, 36 (1): 43-49.
Maydick-Youngberg D. A Descriptive Study to Explore the Effect of Peristomal Skin Complications on Quality of Life of Adults With a Permanent Ostomy [J]. Ostomy Wound Manage, 2017, 63 (5): 10-23.
Ferreira E D, Barbosa M H, Sonobe H M, et al. Self-esteem and health-related quality of life in ostomized patients [J]. Rev Bras Enferm, 2017, 70 (2): 271-278.
Sarabi N, Navipour H, Mohammadi E. Relative Tranquility in Ostomy Patients' Social Life: A Qualitative Content Analysis [J]. World J Surg, 2017, 41 (8): 2136-2142.
Steinhagen E, Colwell J, Cannon L M. Intestinal Stomas-Postoperative Stoma Care and Peristomal Skin Complications [J]. Clin Colon Rectal Surg, 2017, 30 (3): 184-192.
Trainor M A. Acceptance of ostomy and the visitor role in a self-help group for ostomy patients [J]. Nurs Res, 1982, 31 (2): 102-106.
Browse journals by subject