This handout provides instructions for a person with a gastrostomy tube for feeding or for drainage. The information can be personalized. The handout includes caring for skin around the tube site, considerations for medication, and guidance for tube problems. Publish Date: 8/24/11; 8 page booklet.
Hi Rachelle, No there are no pictures in the guide. I will send that suggestion on to the Ostomy Committee chair as a suggestion for a possible guide for the future. Thanks, Becky Dryden, WOCN Publications & Website Manager
Hi Oscar, we only offer WOCN documents in English. At this time we do not have any set plans for the translation of our documents into other languages. Thanks, Becky Dryden, WOCN Publications & Website Manager
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