Resources

UOAA Ostomy Information and Care Guides

For Information From United Ostomy Association of America, click here.

 

Colostomy Guide: In English
(24 pp, 257 kB)
En Español
(29 pp, 271 kB)
Ileostomy Guide: In English
(30 pp, 185 kB)
En Español
(30 pp, 180 kB)
Urostomy Guide: In English
(25 pp, 180 kB)
En Español
(24 pp, 129 kB)
Continent
Urostomy Guide:
In English
(24 pp, 203 kB)
En Español
(25 pp, 246 kB)
Ileoanal Reservoir
(J-Pouch) Guide:
In English
(32 pp, 411 kB)
En Español
(31 pp, 593 kB)
Diet & Nutrition
Guide:
In English
(22 pp, 117 kB)
En Español
(22 pp, 105 kB)
Intimacy, Sexuality
and an Ostomy:
In English
(19 pp, 2.44 MB)
En Español
(16 pp, 110 kB)

Guidebooks (all in PDF format)

Reference Cards (all in PDF format)

Ileostomy Blockage Treatment Card: English only
(2 pp, 68 kB)
Ostomate’s Food Reference Chart: English only
(1 pp, 29 kB)

Brochures (all in PDF format)

Surgical Options for
Bowel Diversion:
In English
(2 pp, 382 kB)
En Español
(2 pp, 88 kB)
Surgical Options for
Bladder Diversion:
In English
(2 pp, 425 kB)
En Español
(2 pp, 127 kB)
Orthotopic Neobladder: In English
(2 pp, 109 kB)
N/A
Resources for Employment-
based Discrimination:
In English
(2 pp, 19 kB)
N/A
Spouse & Family Support
for Ostomates:
In English
(2 pp, 23 kB)
N/A
My Child Has an Ostomy: In English
(2 pp, 20 kB)
N/A
Parents of Ostomy
Children:
N/A En Español
(2 pp, 72 kB)
So You Have or Will
Have an Ostomy:
N/A En Español
(2 pp, 80 kB)
Gay & Lesbian Ostomates
and their Caregivers:
N/A En Español
(2 pp, 71 kB)

Fact Sheets

Colostomy Fact Sheet: In English En Español
Ileostomy Fact Sheet: In English En Español
Urostomy Fact Sheet: In English En Español
Sex and the Male
Ostomate:
In English En Español
Sex and the Female
Ostomate:
In English En Español
Sex and the Single
Ostomate:
In English En Español

Patient Information from WOCN

(English only, all in PDF format)

Basic Ostomy Skin Care (16 pp, 653 kB)
Convex Pouching Systems (6 pp, 271 kB)
Discharge Planning (2 pp, 68 kB)
Preoperative Stoma Marking (4 pp, 118 kB)

Other Resources from Various Sources