TITLE

PATIENT AND ENDOSCOPIST VIEWPOINT OF BOWEL PREPARATION FOR LOWER GI ENDOSCOPY

AUTHOR(S)
Walker, L. A.; Johnston, B. J.
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 related to patient and endoscopist viewpoint of bowel preparation for lower GI endoscopy. The National Health Service Modernisation Agency Endoscopy Project in Great Britain is looking at endoscopy services. At this trust there is a large discrepancy in waiting times for lower GI endoscopic procedures between medical and surgical teams. Of the bowel preparations currently used in this trust, the results indicate that if a single bowel preparation type is to be used this should be picolax for colonoscopy and klean-prep and senna for flexible sigmoidoscopy.
ACCESSION #
13218977

 

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