Stoma Care

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Stoma Care is a comprehensive and authoritative guide for all nurses and health care professionals with an interest in bowel conditions that may lead to stoma formation.

It explores the anatomy and physiology of the urinary and gastrointestinal system, and looks at topics including familial adenomatous polyposis, continence issues, nutrition, and conditions leading to stoma formation, complications, fistulae and intestinal failure. It also discusses the role of the nurse in surgery and in pre-and post-operative care.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Sep 15, 2008
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Pages
332
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ISBN
9780470722145
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Critical Care
Medical / Nursing / Management & Leadership
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