Edited by Christine Norton, Julia Williams, Claire Taylor, Annmarie Nunwa and Kathy Whayman

in Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298655
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598021 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Nursing care/procedures for all common endoscopic procedures - Sedation and anaesthesia in endoscopy - Non-medical endoscopy: practical and legal risks - Non-medical endoscopy: consent and sedation - Non-medical endoscopy: training and support - Oesophageal gastroduodenoscopy: preparations, alternatives, and indications - Oesophageal gastroduodenoscopy: procedure and recovery - Endoscopic oesophageal dilatation - Wire guidance for oesophageal dilatation - Variceal balloon tamponade - Oesophageal varices: banding or injecting - Foreign-body removal from the upper GIT - Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: assessment - Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: procedure and techniques - Jejunal extension using percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy - Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy: post-procedure risks - Oesophageal self-expanding metal stent - Diagnostic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography - Therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: biliary stent placement - Therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: stone extraction - Therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: sphincterotomy - Therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: biliary duct dilatation - Flexible sigmoidoscopy - Colonoscopy - Colonic stents - Polypectomy - Capsule endoscopy - Cleaning and disinfection of endoscopes: transmission of infections - Cleaning and disinfection of endoscopes: decontamination - Cleaning and disinfection of endoscopes: management - Biopsies, aspiration, and handling specimens - Other endoscopic procedures

Chapter.  14992 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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