Ostomy care Quiz

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What is an ostomy? Are you ready for an ostomy care quiz? Play the quiz, then! An ostomy is a surgery that is used to create an opening (stoma) from an area inside the body toward the outside. It treats certain big diseases of the digestive or urinary systems. The main thing is that it can be permanent when an organ has to be removed. Here are some questions that will test you on how well you understand ostomy care. Get ready!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What part of the bowel would a colostomy be placed?
    • A. 

      Ileum

    • B. 

      Colon

    • C. 

      Jejunum

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    Stomahesive paste is used as
    • A. 

      Cleaning tool

    • B. 

      Napkin

    • C. 

      Caulking or filler

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 3. 
    The stoma and surrounding skin should be cleaned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    All ostomies are permanent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The ileal conduit is created by using a portion of the ileum to allow stool to pass through.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When cleaning the skin around the stoma you should use what kind of soap?
    • A. 

      Dove

    • B. 

      Ivory

    • C. 

      Baby Wash

    • D. 

      Antibacterial

  • 7. 
    After assessing the stoma and peristomal skin, it's important for the nurse to assess the abdomen to look for distention and look for the surgical incision for bleeding, dehiscing, or any other abnormality.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An ostomy pouch can be used as many times as you want.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An ostomy pouch is also called an artificial opening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When someone has read denuded skin around the stoma, what products are used to treat the skin, and in what order are they used?
    • A. 

      Stomahesive powder and paste

    • B. 

      No Sting Skin Barrier Spray and Stomahesive powder

    • C. 

      Stomahesive powder and No Sting Skin Barrier Spray

    • D. 

      Stomahesive paste, powder, and skin barrier spray

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