Patient Education Pamphlets
The AASTN Inc. Education and Professional Development Committee has redeveloped a series of Patient Education Pamphlets for use by Stomal Therapy Nurses in the education of ostomates and others.
New pamphlets include:
- Handy hints for the person with a faecal stoma
- Handy hints for the person with a urinary stoma
- Colostomy irrigation
- Colostomy reversal
- Ileostomy reversal
- Prevention and management of dehydration in adults
- Rehydration solutions
These pamphlets can be downloaded below. Please note that best results are achieved using Word version 2007 or higher.
Copyright belongs to the AASTN, and acknowledgement of this source is required if they are altered.
Most of these pamphlets have been translated into Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Vietnamese and Chinese and will shortly be available for downloading from the Royal District Nursing Service website.
Antegrade Colonic Enema
A guide to preventing constipation
Anal discharge following stoma formation
Caring 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 faecal stoma
Handy hints for the person with a urinary stoma
Healthy bowel habits for all
Managing your stoma supplies
Mitrofanoff Stoma Management
Peri-anal skin care
Prevention and management of a parastomal hernia
Prevention of dehydration