Teaching 1426

The patient was instructed in diverticulosis and diverticulitis obtaining appropriate supplies, such as sterile dressings or ostomy devices. The patient was taught in proper wound care or stoma management and dressing changes, procedure, frequency, and wound stoma or stoma inspection. The patient was advised to take hydrophilic colloid laxatives. The patient was instructed that baths or showers may be taken when drains or sutures are removed.