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Ostomy - resources

The following organizations are good resources for information on ostomies:

  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons -- www.fascrs.org/patients/treatments-screening and www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/ostomy-expanded-version
  • United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. -- www.ostomy.org

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Update Date 11/9/2014

Updated by: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.