Childbirth can be a painful and emotional process. This two-year project with a dedicated group of paediatric wound, ostomy, and continence nurses resulted in the first Canadian recommendations for paediatric incontinence-associated dermatitis (PIAD). Hopefully, they will provide an invaluable resource designed to enhance your expertise in preventing and managing PIAD in infants and children.
This case study examines this latest NSWOCC consensus publication development.
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The incidence of developing a parastomal hernia has been reported to be as high as 81%, is frequently associated with other stoma-related complications, affects the quality of life and increases financial costs in the health care system.
In this case study, we explore the development and launch of these parastomal hernia best practice recommendations by Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada.
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The Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada (ORNAC) promotes high standards of operating room nursing practice in order to promote quality nursing care in Canada.
Updated standards of nursing practice for publication simultaneously in both official languages every two years is a substantial undertaking. The 16th ORNAC Standards include 562 pages in English and 604 pages in French, with 928 references and 160 abbreviations.
We worked with a dedicated committee of volunteers meeting monthly for over 22 months to complete this latest edition. John Gregory acts as the Standards Coordinator for ORNAC producing these standards.
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