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The NSWOC (ET) of the Year Award is awarded to an NSWOC (E.T.) nurse who has supported ostomates via involvement with his/her local chapter’s activities and national functions. The award also enables Ostomy Canada Society members to acknowledge their NSWOC (E.T.) nurse for their support and services. Deadline for receipt of nominations for NSWOC (ET) …

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Rectal Discharge

November, 2017 Question: I am three weeks post surgery. My ostomy is to be reversed in three months. I was told to expect some rectal discharge and did have some. However yesterday I experienced some uncontrollable brown discharge. Is this normal and will it subside? Response: People who have an ostomy and have an intact …

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