News and practice for gastroenterology nurse specialists
A large pilot study of a new bowel cancer screening test has demonstrated a major increase in participation rates across population groups, according to UK researchers.
A drug to treat a long-term and often distressing bowel condition is being recommended for routine NHS funding by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Digestive health clinic with Dr Pixie McKenna
lastest research: gastroenterology
Amended coeliac disease guidelines mean some symptomatic children can now be diagnosed without having to have a biopsy of their small bowel.
Patients who are critically ill are at greater risk of malnutrition and nurses must be able to accurately assess their nutritional needs to help them recover.
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