Here are some basic guidelines for applying your pouching system. For complete instructions, please refer to the product insert or talk to your stoma care nurse.
This system type combines both the baseplate and pouch into one convenient unit.
Remove the release paper from the baseplate.
Place the pouching system gently in position over the stoma. Press the baseplate against the skin, paying particular attention to the area closest to the stoma.
During application, maintain slight pressure on the baseplate for 30 seconds to a minute.
This system is made up of both a baseplate and a pouch. The two pieces connect together with a plastic coupling ring.
Place the baseplate gently over the stoma and press it firmly against the skin with attention to the area closest to the stoma.
Position the flange on the pouch over the baseplate flange. Gently press the bottom of the pouch flange gainst the baseplate and move upward.
This system type is made up of both a baseplate and a pouch. The two pieces connect together with a foam adhesive ring and flexible "Landing Zone."
Remove the white release paper and center the hole over the stoma.
Fold the adhesive ring, apply the lower half to the bottom of the landing zone, then roll or slide the fingers to secure the pouch.
Run a finger around the pouch to make sure it's smooth and wrinkle free.