TITLE

Anticipating implementation of colorectal cancer screening in The Netherlands: a nation wide survey on endoscopic supply and demand

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
BMC Cancer;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study which was aimed to determine the Dutch endoscopic production and manpower for 2009, evaluate trends since 2004, determine additional workload which would be caused by implementation of a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening program, and inventory colonoscopy rates performed in other European countries. The study found that endoscopic procedures increased markedly in the Netherlands without a corresponding increase in manpower.
ACCESSION #
75001888

 

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