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Effect of gender on psychosocial adjustment of colorectal cancer survivors with ostomy.

Authors
  • Gautam, Sital1
  • Poudel, Anju1
  • 1 Department of Nursing, Nepal Medical College, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Publisher
AME Publishing Company
Publication Date
December 2016
Volume
7
Issue
6
Pages
938–945
Identifiers
DOI: 10.21037/jgo.2016.09.02
PMID: 28078117
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Colorectal cancer survivors with ostomy should be monitored for psychosocial concerns in regular basis and health care providers should tailor care based on their need. Approaches of survivorship care and psychosocial interventions in colorectal cancer survivors with ostomy should take into account gender specific concerns and requirements to aid adjustment.

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