Working close with the General Practitioners to improve the knowledge about stoma care

ASPIIR session at the National Conference of National Society of General Practitioners – “Family Physician Day”, 15-18 May 2019, Tg. Mureş.

About 3 years ago, we were addressing to the Romanian National GPs Society for the first time, in an effort to attract and integrate the family doctors in the management of patients with stoma, into multidisciplinary IBD teams in order to reduce the time for diagnosing the IBD or colon cancer in patients, from the moment of presenting the patients at the GP’s office till diagnosing him in a specialized center. We consider that the GP plays an important role after returning the patient to the hospital, as a chronic IBD-treated patient or ostomate.

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The ostomate patient – truth and challenge in the practice of the General Practitioner

Workshop ASPIIR & GastRO Grup SNMF
Family Medicine Conference, 15th edition, Bucharest
“Delicate balance between science, art and communication”
March 30, 2019, Crystal Palace Ballrooms, Bucharest

After surgical intervention ended with a temporary or permanent stoma, in order to put the intestine at rest and allow to the inflammatory activity to get reduce or stop, the ostomates should be supported by the medical staff and nurses, as well as the family to learn to manage the new situation and the new way of life.

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Treasurer Message

Dear Friends,

The bills for the annual dues of 2019 have been sent to all member organizations along with a letter explaining the dues. Swift payment would be appreciated. If you find anything to be wrong please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Jon Thorkelsson, president and treasurer.

Report of Stoma Care Training (LFSC) in Zimbabwe

Officially known as Republic of Zimbabwe, republic (2005 est. pop. 12,747,000), 150,803 sq mi (390,580 sq km), South central Africa. It is bordered on the north by Zambia, on the northeast and east by Mozambique, on the south by South Africa, and on the southwest and west by Botswana. Harare, formerly known as Salisbury, is capital of Zimbabwe, is largest city and its administrative, commercial and communication center. Continue reading “Report of Stoma Care Training (LFSC) in Zimbabwe”