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Author Porrett, Theresa.

Title Stoma care / Theresa Porrett and Anthony McGrath
Published Oxford, OX ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., [2005]


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Description viii, 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm
Contents 1. Anatomy and physiology of the bowel and urinary systems -- 2. Faecal and urinary stomas and the restorative surgical procedures developed to avoid stoma formation -- 3. Rationale for stoma formation and common surgical procedures -- 4. Stoma siting and the role of the clinical nurse specialist -- 5. The immediate postoperative period -- 6. Choosing the correct stoma appliance -- 7. Accessories used in stoma care -- 8. Changing a stoma appliance -- 9. Discharge planning and supporting patient self-care -- 10. Questions commonly asked by the patient with a newly formed stoma -- 11. Understanding chemotherapy and radiotherapy for the individual with a stoma -- 12. Psychological issues in stoma care
Summary "Stoma Care is a beginner's guide to stoma care, which will enable students and newly qualified staff in hospitals and in the community to provide effective care of patients with stomas and ensure continuity of care. It explores the rationale for stoma formation, immediate post-operative care, the choice of the most appropriate appliance, and long term management, exploring lifestyle changes including diet, the effects of chemotherapy on stoma care and the psychological impact of stoma formation."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Enterostomy -- Nursing.
Colostomy -- Nursing.
Ileostomy -- Nursing.
Urinary diversion -- Nursing.
Colostomy -- nursing.
Ileostomy -- nursing.
Urinary Diversion -- nursing.
Author McGrath, Anthony.
LC no. 2004023390
ISBN 140511407X paperback alkaline paper
9781405114073 paperback alkaline paper