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Dr. Rachel Remen has a unique perspective on healing rooted in her background as a physician, a professor of medicine, a therapist, and a long-
The Little Book Of Kitchen Table Wisdom
Dr. Rachel Remen
As a physician, a professor of medicine, a therapist, and a long-
Dr. Craig White is a clinical psychologist, who has worked with many stoma patients and talked to them about their fears and anxieties.
In this book he explains in clear, straightforward terms all aspects of living with a stoma, including ways to feel more comfortable with it, and helps ostomates overcome any embarrassment they may feel in talking to doctors and other healthcare professionals, in order to get the best possible help and support.
Leading A Support Group -
A Practical Guide
The use of support groups in healthcare has great potential and is beginning to grow in practice. This book is proving very popular, and demonstrates the success of the conversational/tutorial approach in teaching the basic skills of running support groups.
The Ostomy Book -
Living Comfortably With Colostomies, Ileostomies And Urostomies
Barbara Dorr Mullen,
Kerry Anne McGinn.
‘The Ostomy Book’ is written by a mother and her daughter, and serves as a complete but easy-
The book provides complete information on everything from the details of surgery to rehabilitation, and the eventual management of the appliances, which are needed by patients.
The book is designed as a resource tool for all ostomates. It covers chapters on every aspect of ostomy life with all the relevant contacts, manufacturers, suppliers, associations, groups, websites and all kinds of information that could be relevant to those with differing stages of ostomies.
Yes We Can! -
Advice On Travelling With An Ostomy And Tips For Everyday Living
Michelle Fallon Kasouf,
W. Brian Sweeney.
For people with ostomies, travelling may be an intimidating task. Three ostomates and a surgeon have teamed up to prove that ostomy surgery does not have to affect their lifestyles.
You Have A Colostomy
Kathleen Calitri Brown,
This warm, friendly and positive book eases patients into the adjustment of living with a colostomy, and sets just the right tone for such a sensitive topic. It will help colostomates discuss types of colostomies, changing and emptying pouches, skin care, irrigation, sex and diet. Colourful illustrations help explain these issues easily.
Positive Options For Living With Your Ostomy
Dr. Craig A. White
The book offers practical guidelines and emotional support for ostomy patients and their families. It addresses all aspects of post-
Susie And Her Ileostomy
A story of courage and hope.
Susie is just one of millions of people in this world, who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease. This book is a story about her struggles with having an ileostomy.
‘Smiling in the Darkness’ is the story of the persevering spirit of a woman in her courageous struggle against cancer. Isobel Bradley’s journey is one that will inspire everyone to appreciate and embrace the greatest gift of all, the gift of life.
Isobel was first diagnosed with the life threatening disease when she was twenty-
Second Act -
Life After Colostomies And Other Adventures
Actress Barbara Barrie discusses her battle with colon cancer and her colostomy with resolute optimism, frankness, remarkable candour and a sense of humour.
The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is packed with over two hundred inspiring ideas for fantastic, worry-
To make planning days out easier, entries are grouped into ten regional chapters with everything from Olympic venues to scenic drives and coastal towns.
Every review contains all the access information needed to enjoy a day out, including disabled parking, wheelchair access and more.
Stanley And Me Make Three -
From Powerlessness To Possibility, Life With An Ostomy
Stanley And Me Make Three is a real-
This book aims to share Jayne’s candid experience with ostomates. Her wish is that by knowing her, ostomates’ apprehensions about the ‘what ifs’ will become less of a hindrance and expectations for a better tomorrow will soar.
Pretty Girl Blues -
Pretty Girl Blues is an autobiography of Jearlean’s life as a cancer survivor and life with two ostomies. Her journey of unexpected challenges, struggling with low self-
While there is no doubt that getting an ostomy is a life-
This comprehensive and easy-
Dave Matthew Jordan received ostomy surgery when he was three weeks old. He has learned a lot about himself and ostomies along the way.
‘The Ostomy Life’ is an easy-
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