Ostomy and wound patients receive comprehensive care through the enterostomal therapy services available at Norton Healthcare.
Nurses specially trained in this area care for patients with conditions including:
- Abdominal stomas
- Dermal wounds
- Pressure ulcers
Inpatient and Outpatient Services
Both inpatient and outpatient services are available at Norton Women's and Kosair Children's Hospital, Norton Audubon Hospital, and Kosair Children's Hospital. Norton Hospital currently offers inpatient enterostomal therapy only.
Patients can rely on expertise provided in several areas including:
- Pre and post op education
- Pre op stoma markings
- Wound care education
- Wound prevention education
- Follow up care and equipment adjustments
For more information on Enterostomal Therapy, call (502) 629-3153.