In this video, Joy Hooper is introduced by Laura Cox before explaining the difference between several types of common ostomy diversions (also called ostomy procedures), from ileostomy to colostomy to urostomy. She uses her apron to demonstrate how the surgeons create the diversions.
You can purchase Joy’s apron here: http://apronsbyjoy.com/
Joy starts with an explanation of the GI tract before talking about the different diversions that people may need to have.
For more information, see related articles and skin care resources here:
- What is an Ostomy?
- Ileostomy Output | Ask Laura
- Ostomy Misconceptions | New Ostomates
- Preparing for Surgery
- How to Change Your Ostomy Pouch Video
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