NCLEX RN Practice Question # 387

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Kock ileostomy (continent ileostomy)

  1. The Kock ileostomy is an intra-abdominal pouch that stores the feces and is constructed from the terminal ileum.
  2. The pouch is connected to the stoma with a nipple-like valve constructed from a portion of the ileum; the stoma is flush with the skin.
  3. A catheter is used to empty the pouch, and a small dressing or adhesive bandage is worn over the stoma between emptyings.

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