Resources

  • References


    A patient guide to colostomy care. Northwestern Memorial Hospital website. Available at:
    http://www.nmh.org/ccurl/580/761/colostomy-care-guide-09-07.pdf. Published September 2007. Accessed June 27, 2013.


    Alves A, Panis Y, Mathieu P, et al. Postoperative mortality and morbidity in French patients undergoing colorectal surgery: results of a prospective multicenter study.
    Archives of Surgery.
    2005;140:278-283.

    Colorectal cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003096-pdf.pdf. Accessed June 27, 2013.

    Colorectal cancer. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated June 12, 2013. Accessed June 27, 2013.

    Colorectal cancer prevention and treatment.
    American Gastroenterological Association website. Available at:
    http://www.gastro.org/patient-center/digestive-conditions/colorectal-cancer. Updated June 2013. Accessed June 27, 2013.


    Crohn’s disease. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Available at:
    http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/crohns.
    Updated January 18, 2011. Accessed June 27, 2013.

    Diverticulitis. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated June 13, 2013. Accessed June 27, 2013.


    Feo CV, Zerbinati A, Giacometti M, et al. The ideal length of hospital stay in the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer.
    Ann Ital Chir.
    2002;73:13-16.

    Inflammatory bowel disease. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Accessed June 27, 2013.

  • Resources

    American Cancer Society

    http://www.cancer.org

    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    http://www.niddk.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Canadian Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

    http://cscrs.ca