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Wound and Ostomy Care
Fritz Kruger wondered how breathing pure oxygen while enclosed in a pressurized tube could heal his body. Kruger, 56, suffered from side effects of radiation treatments for prostate cancer when referred for hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
MaryAnn Pozarski has seen many patients and changes over the 40 years treating patients at Mayo Clinic Health System. But the most impactful change came when she needed care for a wound of her own.
Bailey Jackson is a typical 7-year-old girl except that she is learning to live with an ostomy. Thanks to a caring nurse, she has a doll designed to look just like her and help make it a little easier for her to adjust.