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Submitted by admin on June 23, 2011 - 3:08pm
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Specific Health Issues: Ileostomy -- SHNIC School Nurses Information
- Reason for ileostomy, including how long the student has had one.
- What is the student's ability to perform self-care?
- Baseline status of ileostomy (consistency, color, frequency, as well as skin around stoma)
- Is a special diet required?
- Access to bathroom with access to their supplies.
- Is the student on any medications that might change the bowel regime?
- Does the student have a latex allergy?
- Emergency precautions, including Universal Precautions.
- Restrictions regarding any physical activity?