WoundSource August Practice Accelerator Quiz
How many new ostomy surgeries are performed in the US each year?
Which of the following is a consequence of ostomy pouch leakage?
True or false: Using a skin barrier with high convexity can help decrease the risk of leakage.
True or false: For pediatric patients, baby wipes and creams should be used around the ostomy pouch site.
Which of the following has been shown to reduce bowel evacuation frequency for patients with descending and sigmoid colostomies when compared to spontaneous evacuation and containment using a pouching system?
True or false: Despite an overall decrease in the risk of colorectal cancer for the total population, experts have found that young or early-onset colorectal cancer cases have risen by about 1% each year.
Which of the following is a symptom of a urinary tract infection in a urostomy patient?
True or false: In the case of sigmoid colostomies, most of the colon is still present, so stool tends to be solid and subsequently not very irritating to the skin.
Which type of ostomy has the highest rate of complications?
What is the risk of peristomal skin conditions among ileostomy patients?