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Nursing Care Plan for Colostomy

Last updated: Monday, April 15, 2013

Colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through the abdominal wall. Stools moving through the intestine drain into a bag attached to the abdomen. The colostomy may be short-term or permanent. Colostomy is done while you are under general anesthesia (asleep and pain-free). It may either be done […]