The Medical City Clark has opened its Stoma and Complex Wound Care Center in the Clark Freeport Zone.
The Center is the first and only in Central Luzon to cater to the increasing number of patients with stoma and complex wound problems in the region, according to a statement sent to iOrbitNews. It will be officially opened on March 19, Sunday.
The Center has a reception area and two separate rooms – a room for stoma care patients and another room for wound care patients. An adjacent room is also provided for patients who will enroll in its Home Care Program.
Highly competent medical staff and nurses who specialize and trained in the field of stoma and wound care will man the Center.
The Stoma and Wound Care nurse provides pre-operative counseling to patients who will undergo a colorectal surgery that will require a stoma creation, stoma sitting for patients, and patients and family education on the proper care of the stoma especially in the home setting.
The Stoma and Wound Care nurse, in coordination with the Multidisciplinary Team, likewise educate the patients on probable complications that may arise in the future, how to handle such situations, and when to get in touch with their attending physician.
An advanced training course on Stoma and Wound Care nursing is being coordinated with The Medical City-Main in Ortigas, Pasig to further enhance the skills and knowledge of the health team.
It will serve patients with the following conditions:
• Patients with Colon Cancer
• Patients with Breast Cancer lesions
• Patients with Chronic Wounds
• Patients with Fistulas
• Diabetic Patients
• Patients with Incontinence
• Pressure Ulcers / Bed Sores
• Peripheral Arterial Diseases
• DM (Diabetes Mellitus) Foot
• Arterial Ulcers
• Dry and Wet Gangrenes
• Venous Diseases
• Venous / Stasis Ulcers
• Lymphatic Diseases
• Vacuum assisted wound closure
• Wound Dehiscence (post-surgical)
• Traumatic Wounds
• Chronic Fistulas
• Infected Wounds
• Ulcerating or non-healing malignant wounds
• Minor Wounds
• Sequential Pressure Device for Lymph Edema
The Stoma and Complex Wound Care Center is open from Tuesday to Sunday (8am to 5pm) and Monday and Holidays (by appointment). For more information and appointment request, please call 045-300-8888 loc. 80019 or 0916-448-8046.