Using eakin dot® 2 piece for severe sight impairment
Case study submitted by: HagaZiekenhuis, The Hague Barbara Weterings & Annette Gardien Stomal Therapy Nurses The Netherlands
4 reasons to use:
- Easy to use1 even in the event
of severe sight impairment2
- Increased patient security,
comfort and confidence1,2
- Flexible, fluted baseplate
moulds to body contours1,2
- Large CTF and 80mm ring size
ideal for large oval stoma2
- 64 year old man, registered blind.
- Has guide dog for assistance.
- 2010-2014: Temporary stoma due to colon cancer.
- 2019: Ileostomy due to faecal incontinence. Large oval stoma and hernia.
- 2010-2014: Used 2-piece click system with non
- Difficulties in attaching.
- Regular leaks, pouch often
- Dependent on community care
up to 3 times per day for pouch
changes. Thus, unable to leave
home, despite having guide dogs.
- 2019: Output very liquid. Unable to
use drainable pouch as too difficult
to clean independently.
- Desperate to avoid problems
experienced with his 2-piece system
during the 2010-2014 period.
Success with eakin dot® 2-piece
- Nurse recommended eakin dot® 2-piece with closed pouch.
- Patient practised prior to surgery and managed with no problems.
- Post-surgery: managing pouch changes up to 3 times per day independently.
- No leaks. Can manage occasional baseplate changes independently when needed.
- Only 2 community care visits per week to change baseplate and review skin condition.
- Confidence and independence restored.
- Able to go out and socialize again.
Clinical evidence for choosing eakin dot® 2-piece:
- Purple pop-up on baseplate, audible CLICK and “peel-down” to remove make pouch changes easier.1
- hydrocolloid for longer-life wear clinically proven to offer greater security and pouch weartime compared to other market leading pouches.1
- eakin dot® 2-piece user evaluations. Data on file. 2017-2019
- eakin dot® 2-piece nurse case study. Data on file. 2020