Karen Campbell

2019 WOC – EP Education Award

On May 29th the NSWOCC Wound Ostomy and Continence Institute is holding its Virtual Graduation Ceremony. Karen Campbell of London, Ontario, is the recipient of the 2019 Ostomy Canada WOC – EP Nurses Award. She will be recognized at the graduation ceremony. Karen E Campbell – Bio Her education and certifications includes: BScN, MScN, PhD,…

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Convexity

Question I am 84 yrs. old. I have an ileostomy which I have had for about 29 years, on my right side. A skin sag has developed about one inch below the stoma and is causing adhesion problems for my appliance. I use ConvaTec SUR-FIT Natura Stomahesive Flexible wafer REF 125264. I use Coloplast Brava…

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Urostomy

Question I was operated on in January and have had no difficulty with my appliances (Hollister),  except, most evenings it fills up with more air than urine and I need to empty about every 45 minutes. Is this normal and is there any way to prevent it from happening?   Response Your night system should…

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Leakage

Question I got my ileostomy in December 2019 and can’t seem to get the flange attached so it doesn’t leak.  I have had home care, I have watched videos, I have tried ConvaTec, Hollister, Coloplast and it doesn’t seem to matter.  I have used 8 in the last 8 days.  I am afraid to go…

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