Peg Site unable to heal- what to do?! - page 2
by Lynx25 5,882 Views | 13 Comments
I am hoping this is OK to post. I am a LTC nurse caring for a patient with a perpetually leaking old PEG site. They have had the PEG removed and placed in a different area, and now, the old site refuses to close. It leaks to... Read More
- 2Sep 9, '12 by Tzs1981rnIf you can't get an order to reinsert and clamp, it might be worthwhile to try a urostomy bag if the drainage is thin enough. If it is a copious amount, you can connect the urostomy bag to a foley drainge bag. At least that way the patient's skin would not be exposed to the harsh fluids that are draining. Also a good way to provide concrete numbers regarding drainage rather than just telling the md it is draining a lot.