Psychological First Aid for stoma's


Learning to live with a new stoma is overwhelming and scary. What’s more, learning how to manage a new stoma as well as practicing self care can be a tricky path to tread. During the post-operative recovery however, your stoma nurse is not only educating you on the physical aspects of stoma care, but also gently guiding you through the minefield of thoughts and feelings related to these confronting new changes. This episode explains the concept of Psychological first aid, a technique designed to reduce the occurrence of abnormal emotional responses and symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder.

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