"G I Didn't Know That": J-Pouch Surgery (Part 2)

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Part 7 in an educational video series exploring ostomy procedures, appliance use and ostomy management

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By Joy Hooper RN, BSN, CWOCN
Some people choose the J-Pouch procedure rather than the traditional colostomy or ileostomy.

This video will discuss the dietary modifications to be considered with J-Pouch surgery. This video also discusses the effects of different foods on the body and highlights a few topical products recommended for skin irritation associated with J-Pouch surgery.

Sources
Colwell J, Goldberg M, Carmel J. Fecal & Urinary Diversion Management Principals. St Louis, MO: Mosby; 2004:227.
Gregg I. Shore, "Continent Internal Pouches," New Patient teaching Guide Continent Diversion 8-10,19

About the Author
Joy Hooper RN, BSN, CWOCN is a nurse entrepreneur with twenty years of experience working in a variety of hospital and in-home care settings. Ms. Hooper is an avid advocate advocating for ostomy awareness and bowel sensibility having founded the Southern Georgia Ostomy Association. She routinely makes house calls to wound and ostomy patients within her region and provides lectures in colleges and health care facilities.

The views and opinions expressed in this blog are solely those of the author, and do not represent the views of OstomySource, Kestrel Health Information, Inc., its affiliates, or subsidiary companies.

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