Gastrointestinal System - Ostomy

Practice Guidance Toolkit



Goals include achieving: 
  • good nutritional status, both immediately after surgery and beyond
  • good hydration status postoperatively and beyond
  • adjusting diet to help control gas and odour, if necessary
  • avoiding unnecessary dietary restrictions
  • reduce risk of postoperative ileostomy stoma blockage.
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Last Updated: 2020-06-01