Young peoples' experience of living with ulcerative colitis and an ostomy.

@article{Savard2009YoungPE,
  title={Young peoples' experience of living with ulcerative colitis and an ostomy.},
  author={Julie Savard and Roberta Lynn Woodgate},
  journal={Gastroenterology nursing : the official journal of the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates},
  year={2009},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={33-41}
}
Inflammatory bowel disease is a significant illness among young people, requiring some of them to get an ostomy; however, there is minimal research that seeks to understand the meanings young people assign to their inflammatory bowel disease experiences. The purpose of this phenomenological study was to arrive at an understanding of the lived experiences of young persons with inflammatory bowel disease and an ostomy. Six young adults (19-24 years of age) diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, and… CONTINUE READING

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