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ABCs of: Stoma Care – Understanding The Facts Behind
A stoma is a surgically created diversion of either the gastrointestinal tract or urinary tract outside, on a body surface.
Download our fact sheet on the basics of stoma care, the different types of stoma (colostomy, ileostomy and urostomy), complications, and the patient experience in terms of the psychological aspects.
Content – Joanne Thong Yuen Heng; Design – Chia Yen Lek (SIGMUM Committee of 2021/2022)
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