Posted: January 31st, 2018
Ruptured diverticulum : 5 Best Interventions
Sitty, a 66 y.o. patient underwent a colostomy for ruptured diverticulum.
She did well during the surgery and returned to your med-surg floor in stable condition. You assess her colostomy 2 days after surgery. Which finding do you report to the doctor?
1. Blanched stoma
2. Edematous stoma
3. Reddish-pink stoma
4. Brownish-black stoma