Colostomy

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UK sources of information and / or support

See also the Patient UK stoma page.

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Colostomy Association

Provides support, reassurance and practical information to anyone who is about to have a colostomy, or who already has a colostomy.

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Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Colostomy

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Dietary Advice for People with a Colostomy

Information from St Mark's Hospital.

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Colostomy

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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[url=http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/stoma_care.html]Stoma care [/url]

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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