The Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses Inc. Education and Professional Development Subcommittee has developed a series of Patient Education Pamphlets for use in the education of persons living with a stoma and others.
These pamphlets can be downloaded using the links below.
What is a Stomal Therapy Nurse?
Caring for your colostomy
Caring for your ileostomy
Caring for your urostomy (ileal conduit)
Care for your child’s stoma
Caring for your stoma - a guide for teens
Eating and drinking for the person with a colostomy
Eating and drinking for the person with an ileostomy
Food fluid and electrolyte balance for the person with an ileostomy
Handy hints for the person with a stoma
Healthy bowel habits for all
Peri-anal skin care
A guide to preventing constipation
Anal discharge after stoma formation