TITLE

ARE PATIENTS' PREFERENCES FOR SEDATION AT GASTROSCOPY INFLUENCED BY PRECEDING PATIENTS' DECISIONS?

AUTHOR(S)
Olithselvan, A.; McIntyre, A. S.; Gorard, D. A.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA42
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 decision and experience of preceding patients on the same endoscopy list. A patient's decision to have sedation or not during a diagnostic gastroscopy is not influenced by the decision of preceding patients on the same endoscopy list.
ACCESSION #
13218976

 

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