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Colonoscopy can reduce colorectal cancer-related mortality by up to 90% through early detection and polyp removal. Despite this, nonattendance rates for scheduled colonoscopies have been reported ranging from 4.1% to as high as 67% depending on the population studied.
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Name: Journal of clinical gastroenterology
Performing colonoscopies is an integral component of colorectal surgery residency training. There exists a paucity of literature regarding colonoscopy quality metrics with colorectal trainee involveme...
Adenoma detection rate (ADR), the proportion of an endoscopist's screening colonoscopies in which at least one adenoma is found, is an established quality metric. Several publications have suggeste...
It is difficult to quantify adverse events related to screening colonoscopy due to lack of valid and adequately powered comparison groups. We compared mortality and rate of unplanned hospitalizations ...
Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) undergo repeated colonoscopies to monitor their lifelong disease. To describe experiences from repeated colonoscopies in patients with IBD. Within a qual...
To identify predictors of outcome of acute partial hospital (PH) treatment, patients admitted during a 15-month period were studied. Outcomes were change in the Behavior and Symptom Identification Sca...
The aim of the study is to compare ADR for colonoscopies from various indications and to find correlations between ADR of screening and all examinations.
This pilot clinical trial studies how well technology and health communication works in improving health outcomes in patients scheduled for mammography screening. The Mobile Mammography Sc...
To identify patients at risk for nonattendance to their first scheduled colonoscopy and to conduct a randomized trial of a theory-based, peer coach intervention on completing the scheduled...
Adenoma detection rate (ADR) is the most important parameter to measure outcome quality of (screening) colonoscopy. Since single improvements of imaging have not been able to improve ADR i...
From the patients' perspective, the most formidable part of the colonoscopy experience is the process of bowel cleansing. A poorly tolerated bowel preparation regimen often leads to incomp...
PATIENTS who do not turn up for scheduled healthcare appointments. Do not confuse with PATIENT DROPOUTS.
The identification of selected parameters in newborn infants by various tests, examinations, or other procedures. Screening may be performed by clinical or laboratory measures. A screening test is designed to sort out healthy neonates (INFANT, NEWBORN) from those not well, but the screening test is not intended as a diagnostic device, rather instead as epidemiologic.
Testing or screening required by federal, state, or local law or other agencies for the diagnosis of specified conditions. It is usually limited to specific populations such as categories of health care providers, members of the military, and prisoners or to specific situations such as premarital examinations or donor screening.
Examination of urine by chemical, physical, or microscopic means. Routine urinalysis usually includes performing chemical screening tests, determining specific gravity, observing any unusual color or odor, screening for bacteriuria, and examining the sediment microscopically.
Primary headache disorders that show symptoms caused by the activation of the AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM of the TRIGEMINAL NERVE. These autonomic features include redness and tearing of the EYE, nasal congestion or discharge, facial SWEATING and other symptoms. Most subgroups show unilateral cranial PAIN.
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