12104 - Living with a Colostomy

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Updated with a clean, modern look, Living with a Colostomy now includes full-color photography and enhanced medical art. This comprehensive and reassuring guide to understanding colostomy and stoma care provides detailed information, including new instructional art rendered in a modern style that clearly indicates referenced areas, and answers common questions on living with a colostomy. Supports shared decision discussions to set expectations and involve patients in caring for the stoma and knowing when to call their healthcare provider.

  • Adjusting to a change in your body
  • Working with your healthcare team before and after the procedure
  • Anatomy of the digestive tract
  • Types of stomas: end stoma, loop stoma and two stoma
  • Types of colostomies: sigmoid, descending, transverse
  • Types of pouches, emptying, changing and irrigation instructions
  • Avoiding digestive problems
  • Living with a colostomy, accepting your body, getting support, intimacy
  • Tips for partners and loved ones
  • Common questions and answers, glossary of common terms
  • 24 pages, full-color photography, illustrations and enhanced anatomical artwork
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Language English
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