Improve patients' colonoscopy prep, or increase risk of missed polyps

September 2011
Patient Education Management;Sep2011, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p97
Academic Journal
The article emphasizes on the importance of a good prep before colonoscopy, and includes comments from G.S. Raju, a professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, who suggests providing detailed prep instructions to patients.


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