Add this excellent book to your library, because it: Bridges the gap between the colorectal surgeon, the stoma nurse and the dermatologist; Provides a practical text that is supported by high quality illustrations and useful and informative appendices; Contains the answers to the following questions what pathology is involved? what can be done by nurses? when should a patient be referred to a dermatologist? what can be done by a dermatologist? New to the second edition... The second edition has been revised throughout and contains entirely new chapters on nutrition and on child stoma patients, an entirely new appendix on chemotherapy, and a Foreword from the Ileostomy association.