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Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important but bolded references were chosen by members of the Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the enterostomal therapy nursing certification examination


Abrams, P., Artibiani, W., Cardozo, L., Khoury, S., & Wein, A. (2005). Clinical manual of incontinence in women. Health Publication.

Baranoski, S., & Ayello, E. (2008). Wound care essentials: Practice principles (2nd ed.). Ambler, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Bloom, B. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company Inc.

Brown, F. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (3rd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Bryant, R., & Nix, D. (2007). Acute and chronic wounds: Current management concepts (3rd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Bryant, R., & Nix, D. (2012). Acute and chronic wounds: Current management concepts (4th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Burrows, C., Miller, R., Townsend, D., Bellefontaine, R., MacKean, G., Orsted, H. L., & Keast, D. H. (2006). Best practice recommendations for the prevention and treatment of venous leg ulcers. Wound Care Canada, 4(1).

Canadian Psychological Association. (1998). Guidelines for educational and psychological testing. Old Chelsea, QC: Author.

Colwell, J., Goldberg, M., & Carmel, J. (2004). Fecal & urinary diversions: Management principles. St. Louis, MO: Mosby

Doughty, D. (2006). Urinary & fecal incontinence: Current management concepts (3rd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby

Forciea, M., Schwab, E., Brady Raziano, D., & Lavizzo-Mourey, R. (2004). Geriatric secrets (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus.

Hampton, B., & Bryant, R. (1992). Ostomies and continent diversions: Nursing management. St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Hockenberry, M., Wilson, D., Winkelstein, M., Kline, N., & Wong, D. (2003). Wong's nursing care of infants and children (7th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Keast, D. H., Parslow, N., Houghton, P. E., Norton, L., & Fraser, C. (2006). Best practice recommendations for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers. Wound Care Canada, 4(1).

Krasner, D., Rodeheaver, G., & Sibbald, R. (2007). Chronic wound care: A clinical source book for healthcare professionals (4th ed.). HMP Communications.

Lewis, S., Heitkemper, M., & Dirksen, S. (2004). Medical-surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems (6th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Lyon, C., & Smith, A. (Eds.). (2010). Abdominal stomas and their skin disorders: An atlas of diagnosis and management. Informa Healthcare.

Milne, C., Corbett, L., & Dubuc, D. (2003). Wound ostomy and continence nursing secrets. Hanley & Hanley.

Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec. (2007). Les soins de plaies au cœur du savoir infirmier – De l’évaluation à l’intervention pour mieux prévenir et traiter. Montréal, QC : Author.

Orsted, H. L., Searles, G., Trowell, H., Shapera, L., Miller, P., & Rahman, J. (2006). Best practice recommendations for the prevention and treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. Wound Care Canada, 4(1).

Potter, P., Perry, A., Ross-Kerr, J., & Wood, M. (2006). Canadian fundamentals of nursing (3rd ed.). Toronto: Elsevier.

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2002, revised 2005). Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from http://www.rnao.org/Page.asp?PageID=1212&SiteNodeID=155&BL_ExpandID=

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2005). Assessment and management of foot ulcers for people with diabetes. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from http://www.rnao.org/Page.asp?PageID=1212&SiteNodeID=155&BL_ExpandID=

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2002, revised 2007). Assessment and management of stage I to IV pressure ulcers. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from http://www.rnao.org/Page.asp?PageID=1212&SiteNodeID=155&BL_ExpandID=

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. (2004, revised 2007). Assessment and management of venous leg ulcers. Retrieved September 14, 2011, from http://www.rnao.org/Page.asp?PageID=1212&SiteNodeID=155&BL_ExpandID=

Smeltzer, S., & Bare, B. (2004). Brunner & Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing (10th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Sibbald, R. G., Orsted, H. L., Coutts, P. M., & Keast, D. H. (2006). Best practice recommendations for preparing the wound bed. Wound Care Canada, 4(1).

Sussman, C., & Bates-Jensen, B. (2007). Wound care: A collaborative practice manual for health professionals (3rd ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Thomas Hess, C. (2008). Skin and wound care (6th ed.). Ambler, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

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