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Stoma care - 1(a) Cutting a template

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 43CHRIS METCALF, GASTROENTEROLOGY ENDOSCOPY NURSE SPECIALIST, WEST HERTS NHS TRUST, WATFORD GENERAL HOSPITAL.A variety of conditions may necessitate the formation of a colostomy or an ileostomy: carcinoma, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, diverticular disease, colonic obstruction, bowel ischaemia, anorectal incontinence, trauma and radiation damage.

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