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Posts About Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction

Posted by: Sarah Driesbach, CPN, APN , Stephanie Vyrostek BSN, RN , Rachel Tyson, LSW , Natalie Rose, BSN, RN on Feb 04, 2021

The Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction (CCPR) has always offered our existing patients follow-up care via phone, but with the advancements of telemedicine due to the COVID-19 pandemic we can now offer video calls in certain circumstances.

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700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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How and Why to Boost Fiber in Your Child’s Diet

Oct 13, 2020

Did you know that most Americans do not meet their recommended fiber intake on a daily basis? Fiber is an essential nutrient found in foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. It contributes to our health in a number of ways. Read More

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Leaky Stool? Hard Stool? No Stool? It Could Be Functional Constipation

Aug 17, 2020

Functional constipation occurs in children who have constipation that cannot be explained by a typical cause. Learn more about the behavioral issues and treatment options associated with this kind of constipation. Read More

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Preparing Your Child for Colorectal Surgery

Jul 07, 2020

Hospitals can be an unfamiliar place and having surgery can make an already stressful situation worse. To prepare your child for surgery, it is important to be honest, but consider their developmental age before telling them about their upcoming surgery. Read More

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Long-Term Bowel Management: Letting Kids Be Kids!

Feb 18, 2020

Bowel management is an ongoing strategy that includes methods to manipulate stooling patterns in order to empty the colon of stool and keep children from having accidents. Read More

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What Can Kids Eat Before and After Surgery?

Oct 08, 2019

Preparing your child to have surgery can be a stressful time. Having information about what to expect before and after surgery can help alleviate some of this stress. Read More

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Colorectal Patients: Transitioning to Adult Health Care

Jul 29, 2019

A transition of care model to help teens and adults with colorectal diagnoses helps patients receive appropriate care as they move from the pediatric to the adult health care setting. Read More

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Kids and Chronic Illness: From IEPs to Social Settings

Apr 30, 2019

There is no one “right” answer to the question of who and what to share about your child’s medical condition. It is a decision based on each families’ values, priorities and comfort level. Consider these questions as you and your family work through this decision. Read More

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Anorectal Malformation and Long-Term Care: Meeting the Needs of Individual Patients

Feb 18, 2019

The most frequent issues that require long-term care include constipation, incontinence (stool and/or urinary accidents), urologic problems, reproductive health-related care and ongoing psychosocial care. Read More