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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | July 2005

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An introduction to stomas

An introduction to stomas
Continence

Pages: 20 - 25

Article topics: Continence, Digestive process, Elective surgery

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