Best practice in stoma care for neonates and children
Claire Bohr Paediatric stoma and bowel nurse specialist, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol
The Global Paediatric Stoma Nurses Advisory Board has issued guidelines to help clinicians achieve consistent best practice
According to figures from NHS Digital (2018), 6,643 colostomy and ileostomy procedures were carried out in England in 2017-18 and 562 of these procedures were performed on patients aged 0-18 years.
Nursing Children and Young People. 31, 5, 12-13. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.31.5.12.s11