TITLE

AN AUDIT OF THE WAITING LIST FOR SCREENING AND SURVEILLANCE COLONOSCOPY IN A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL

AUTHOR(S)
Hayee, B. H.; Barnden, M.; Harris, A. W.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study that explores the audit of the waiting list for screening and surveillance colonoscopy in a district general hospital. There is an 18 month waiting list for screening or surveillance colonoscopy. An audit was therefore undertaken to determine whether patients could be safely removed from waiting list using the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) criteria. This audit has shown that 10 of 100 patients on AWH waiting list for screening or surveillance colonoscopy do not fulfil the BSG criteria.
ACCESSION #
13218960

 

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