Improving the Endoscopy Patient ’s Understanding of Recovery

The Division of Gastroenterology (GI) has expanded the type of outpatient procedures performed at New York Presbyterian. As evidenced by poor patient satisfactions scores in the discharge domain of the OAS-CAHPS, we identified an opportunity to improve and specialize procedure discharge instructions. Previous discharge instructions were formatted in a free text, handwritten style, resulting in a lack of clarity, details, and comprehension. Procedure specific discharge instructions can increase patients ’ comprehension of post procedure information, therefore increasing patient satisfaction.
Source: Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: ASPAN National Conference Abstract Source Type: research

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Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
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ConclusionsWe found a high frequency ofH. pylori infection in SLE patients. The severity of SLE and reception of gastroprotective therapy do not seem to be related toH. pylori infection. Immunosuppressive therapy may not be protective againstH. pylori infection in SLE patients.Key Points•In patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the frequency of Helicobacter pylori infection was 39% and gastric erosions were frequent.•Disease activity, chronic damage, gastroprotective drugs, and immunosuppressive therapy may not affect the prevalence of H. pylori infection in SLE patients.
Source: Clinical Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
AbstractPurposePulmonary vein (PV) isolation (PVI) by point-by-point radiofrequency application (PPRF) results in longer procedures than that achieved by single-shot ablation techniques. In addition, it is associated with significant risk of oesophageal injury. The POWER-FAST pilot study evaluated the feasibility and safety of PVI by high-power short-duration (HPSD) PPRF.MethodsHPSD PPRF around the PVs was done in 48 consecutive patients with atrial fibrillation. Fifty watts was delivered until a predefined lesion index value was reached (LSI ≥ 5 or Abl-I ≥ 350) and 60 W during 7–10 s in the first 18 and last 3...
Source: Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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Conclusions This study suggests that a shielding method with autologous fibrin glue and PGA sheet effectively prevents delayed bleeding after gastric ESD in patients receiving antithrombotic therapy. [...] © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text
Source: Endoscopy International Open - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Conclusion The association of routine video anoscopy during colonoscopy improved diagnosis of neoplastic anal lesions, allowed correct classification of the degree of hemorrhoidal disease, helped to confirm the bleeding site and detected other anal pathologies. The main findings were hemorrhoidal diseases, fissures and perianal fistulas. The study suggests that VA should be used in all colonoscopies. [...] © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text
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Conclusions In a meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing EUS-BD to conventional biliary drainage modalities, no difference in technical or clinical success was observed. Importantly, EUS-BD was associated with decreased risks of stent/catheter dysfunction when compared to both PTBD and ERCP, and decreased post-procedure pancreatitis when compared to ERCP, suggesting the potential role for EUS-BD as an alternative first-line therapy in distal malignant biliary obstruction. [...] © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract&...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
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Source: Endoscopy International Open - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
Endosc Int Open 2019; 07: E1540-E1541 DOI: 10.1055/a-1006-2737 © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text
Source: Endoscopy International Open - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
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