Author(s): Martins PA, Alvim NA
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Abstract This research aimed to describe ostomized users' knowledge and practices with regard to the maintenance of an intestinal and urinary elimination ostomy; and to analyze the pertinence of sharing this knowledge and practice with fundamental nursing care in an outpatient context. The Care-Converging Research method was employed. A form was used to identify to ostomized patient and a semistructured interview to produce the data. All ethical aspects were complied with. The research revealed the need for further dissemination about these users' concrete reality, so that they can feel more welcomed, strengthened to cope with difficulties that may arise in their daily reality of living with the surgical derivation.
This article was published in Rev Bras Enferm
and referenced in Journal of Carcinogenesis & Mutagenesis