Ostomy Wound Management is a monthly, peer-reviewedmedical journal covering all aspects of wound care, ostomy, incontinence, and skin-related care, as well as nutritional issues. The journal covers research regarding wounds, ostomy, incontinence, and nutrition. It is published by HMP Communications, LLC and was established in March 1980 as Ostomy Management, obtaining its current title in 1985. It is an official journal of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care.[2] Sponsored columns are provided by manufacturers to showcase the appropriate and successful use of their products.[3]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in MEDLINE/PubMed,[4]Embase,[5]Science Citation Index Expanded,[6]Current Contents/Clinical Medicine,[6] and CINAHL.[7] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 1.229.