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Emergency Colostomy in Craniopagus Conjoined Twins

Perioperative Nursing Management

Kottappurath, Manu, BSc; Jeenepalli Srinivasa, Kishore, MCh; Mandelia, Ankur, MCh

Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing: April/June 2019 - Volume 8 - Issue 2 - p 48–51
doi: 10.1097/JPS.0000000000000207
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Although nurses plays a vital role in perioperative preparation and management, no nursing literature is available regarding intraoperative preparations for surgery on a conjoined twin. We report the perioperative preparation and nursing management for an emergency nonseparation surgery for a pair of craniopagus conjoined twins.

Manu Kottappurath, BSc Staff Nurse, Pediatric surgery operation theatre, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.

Kishore Jeenepalli Srinivasa, MCh Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.

Ankur Mandelia, MCh Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.

The authors have declared no conflict of interest.

Correspondence: Ankur Mandelia, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 226014, India. E-mail: drankurmandelia@gmail.com

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