The Wound Care Center in Bismarck offers services for both inpatient hospital care and outpatient care. Our center has a dedicated staff that is certified in wound and ostomy care. We continually strive to improve the health and wellness of our patients.
The Wound Care Center provides support for individuals who, because of disease or injury of the digestive system or urinary tract, have needed an ostomy operation. An ostomy is an opening in the abdominal wall for waste products to move out of the body. Patients undergoing ostomy surgery, whether temporary or permanent, can require intensive physical and emotional care to return to their normal daily lives.
Pre-surgical counseling, teaching and site marking for individuals considering or planning ostomy surgery
Post-surgery teaching and appliance fitting
Treatment of skin irritation around the ostomy
Re-assessment yearly and as needed
Refitting and updating with the newest ostomy products available
Conditions treated include:
Benefits of Wound Care
Patients will experience numerous benefits including:
Continuity of care throughout all healthcare settings
Decreased length of hospital stay
Access to the most current technology available
Prevention of extended and/or permanent disability
Coordinated education for both the patient and family
When you have to undergo an ostomy, you may face a number of complex lifestyle challenges. Your concerns may be about the health and hygiene issues of caring for yourself. But you'll also have emotional and psychological concerns.