JCN Online Journals
Welcome the the Journal section of JCN Online. Here you can view every article from the current Journal of Community Nursing.
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An introduction to stomas
Lyn Kirkwood gives an overview of the anatomy of the digestive tract, the types of stomas created and the reasons for having a stoma.
Lyn Kirkwood, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare. Article accepted for publication: February 2005