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VOL: 99, ISSUE: 38, PAGE NO: 30 Anne Crozier, BN, RGN, is nurse specialist (GI/Endoscopy), Ninewells Hospital, Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust.
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Susan Holmes, PhD, BSc, SRN, FRSH.