IS OPEN ACCESS ENDOSCOPY APPROPRIATE IN THE CONTEXT OF THE 2 WEEK WAIT?
- Clinical: The basics - Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. // GP: General Practitioner;6/13/2012, p22
The article offers information about gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Around 10-20% of the adult population has symptoms of GORD at some stage of their lives. GORD can lead to oesophagitis, but it is not very common; only around 8% of patients with GORD have moderate or severe...
- Gastroscopia: tolerancia y colaboraciÃ³n del paciente. Gallart Judith, Magrí; Mármol Ma Carmen, Torres; Calvet Pilar, Zamora // Agora de Enfermeria;Mar2010, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p12
A gastroscopy is an invasive procedure that requires the cooperation of the patient sedated. The degree of information and the psychological support can influence the tolerance of the examination. The preliminary information will be subjective and may be early influences of patient...
- USE OF SILICONE ANTIFOAM IN GASTROSCOPY. Garry, Mark W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1956, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p733
Evaluates the method of using silicone antifoam in gastroscopic procedure. Details on the occurrence of bubble formation or frothy secretions in the stomach during gastroscopic examination; Total number of patients showing some degree of bubbling; Benefits of gastroscopy.
- gastroscopy. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p332
An encyclopedia entry for "gastroscopy" is presented. It refers to the examination of the stomach via a flexible endoscope inserted through the mouth. In this procedure, the oesophagus and duodenum are also inspected. It is carried out to detect bleeding, or other disorders, of the oesophagus,...
- "Drop in" gastroscopy outpatient clinic - experience after 9 months. // BMC Gastroenterology;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p12
The article discusses a research paper which investigates whether "drop in gastroscopy reduces uncertainty, inadequate therapy and time off work. The study is based on questionnaire from patients, hospital staff and GPs to evaluate their experience with drop in gastroscopy and gastroscopy by...
- ARE PATIENTS' PREFERENCES FOR SEDATION AT GASTROSCOPY INFLUENCED BY PRECEDING PATIENTS' DECISIONS? Olithselvan, A.; McIntyre, A. S.; Gorard, D. A. // Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA42
This article focuses on a study that explores whether patients' preferences for sedation at gastroscopy are influenced by preceding patients' decisions. When patients are offered a choice of being sedated or not for gastroscopy, it is not known whether such decisions are influenced by the...
- Gastroscopy as a Diagnostic Aid in Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Morse, W. H. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1970, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p323
Presents a study regarding the use of gastroscopy as a diagnostic aid in upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Time lag that tends to diminish the photography component of the examination; Summary of the cases of patients involved in the study; Advantages of using gastroscopy.
- CHANGE AND PROGRESS IN GASTROSCOPY. Barowsky, Harry // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1961, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p366
Presents a study on the change and progress in gastroscopy. Reduction in the diameter of the lens system instrument; Importance of biopsy in the correlation of the gross appearance of the mucosa as seen on gastroscopy; Improvement of gastroscopic photography.
- GASTROSCOPY. Nelson, Robert S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1961, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p540
Presents information on gastroscopy. History of gastroscopy; Components of a gastroscope; Uses of a gastroscopic procedure.