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Fecal & Urinary Diversions

Management Principles

Dedicated to fecal and urinary diversions, this comprehensive reference book features information on the history of enterostomal therapy, anatomy and physiology of diseases that necessitate intestinal or urinary diversions, pouching system management principles, ostomy related complications, care of the cancer patient as well as the patient with chronic disease, and current trends and issues affecting the person with an ostomy. Current topics covered include intestinal diversions requiring temporary diversions, medical and surgical treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, colo-rectal cancers advances and ischemic intestinal disease. Fecal and Urinary Diversions: Management Principles is a valuable resource to students, nurses, physicians, surgeons, and any health professional caring for a person with an ostomy.

Paperback, 544 Pages

Published: May 2004

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-02248-4


  • Part I: Overview
    Chapter 1 History of Stoma Creation and Surgical Advances
    Chapter 2 Roles of the Ostomy Nurse Specialist: Historical Perspective,
    Role Potential

    Part II: Fecal Diversions
    Chapter 3 Anatomy and Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    Chapter 4 Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Medical Management
    Chapter 5 Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Surgical Management
    Chapter 6 Gastrointestinal Cancers: Medical Management
    Chapter 7 Gastrointestinal Cancers: Surgical Management
    Chapter 8 Gastrointestinal Etiologies Leading to a Fecal Diversion

    Part III: Urinary Diversions
    Chapter 9 Anatomy and Physiology of the Urinary System
    Chapter 10 Urinary Diversions Surgical Interventions

    Part IV: Fecal and Urinary Diversion Management
    Chapter 11 Preoperative and Postoperative Management
    Chapter 12 Principles of Stoma Management
    Chapter 13 Pediatric Ostomies: Pathophysiology and Management
    Chapter 14 Stomal and Peristomal Complications
    Chapter 15 Ostomy Adjustment

    Part V: Related Issues
    Chapter 16 Medications Affecting Ostomy Function
    Chapter 17 Tube Management
    Chapter 18 Fistula Management
    Chapter 19 Outcomes Measurement
    Chapter 20 The Use of Telemedicine in Ostomy Management
    Chapter 21 Accelerated Surgical Stay
    Chapter 22 Intestinal Transplantation
    Chapter 23 Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques
    Chapter 24 Innovative Approaches to Fecal Incontinence

    A. Discharge Resources
    B. Ostomy Related Resources: Clinician and Patient Related
    C. Nutritional Resources
    D. Fact Sheets


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