Entries by Hollister

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When to Contact Your Stoma Care Nurse

Your stoma care nurse has the specialized training to help you care for your ostomy and address any issues that arise. These professionals are also known as “WOC” (wound, ostomy, and continence) nurses. Stoma care nurses are there to help you make a smooth transition after surgery, and can give you the training you need […]

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Get Back in the Game

Exercise your fitness options with these helpful tips by Wil Walker, MBA, BSN, RN, WOC Nurse Manager, Clinical Education, Hollister Incorporated When is it safe to start exercising after ostomy surgery? Stoma surgery is a major event that should not be underestimated. The first few weeks or even months following the operation may be difficult […]

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Top 8 Signs Your Peristomal Skin is Irritated or Damaged

Learn how to spot peristomal skin irritation and damage.   After your ostomy surgery, your healthcare team likely taught you how to care for your peristomal skin and what it should look like when it is healthy. Ideally, it should be intact without irritation, rash, or redness. The skin around your stoma should look just […]

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Hollister is #AllinforOstomy!

At Hollister Incorporated, we are proud to stand with the broader ostomy community to show how we are #AllinforOstomy.  People with ostomies, their families and friends worldwide are gearing up to celebrate World Ostomy Day on October 6, 2018—and you’re invited to join the excitement! The Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K Now in its fifth year, UOAA’s […]