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by ColoWrap, on June 20, 2024

Cathy Easley has been an endoscopy technician for over 30 years. She loves her job but not the pain and injuries that have taken their toll on her over her …

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Topics:colonoscopyendoscopysafe patient handlinglooping in colonoscopyendoscopistinjury endoscopistendoscopy techergonomicsendoscopy ergonomicsmusculoskeletal injuryendoscopy staff injury

by ColoWrap, on June 05, 2024

Gastroenterologists and their staff face the physical toll of colonoscopy procedures each day, and now they are acutely feeling the strain of a nationwide endoscopy personnel shortage. Now more than …

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Topics:colonoscopyendoscopysafe patient handlinglooping in colonoscopygastroenterologistergonomicsendoscopy ergonomicsmusculoskeletal injury

by ColoWrap, on May 15, 2024

In a recent large population-based study published in the peer-reviewed Gastroenterology journal, researchers found that glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1RA) medications—such as Ozempic and Wegovy that are integrally transforming medications …

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Topics:colonoscopyendoscopymoraleWegovydiabetic medicationsaspiration pneumoniagastroparesisanesthesiaOzempic

by ColoWrap, on April 23, 2024

Northfield Hospital, a venerable healthcare institution with over a century of service, stands as a beacon of integrated healthcare. Nestled within its serene, state-of-the-art premises lies a 37-bed facility offering …

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Topics:colonoscopyendoscopyergonomicsmorale

by ColoWrap, on March 22, 2024

ColoWrap user, Dr. Sandi Fields, was a community gastroenterologist for 13 years at Annie Penn Hospital. We sat down with her to discuss how it benefited both her patients and …

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by ColoWrap, on December 20, 2023

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the house Not a WOW was working, not even a mouse. The scopes were hung by the bedside with care, In hopes …

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Topics:colonoscopyendoscopyGI nursingColoWrap

by ColoWrap, on August 09, 2023

With the recent Hollywood Strike potentially causing a staggering $3 billion in economic fallout, the impact of employee discontentment across industries, particularly healthcare, cannot be ignored. Whether it's creative writers …

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Topics:colonoscopyendoscopyGI nursingmorale

by Larissa Biggers, on March 01, 2023

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women, but if everyone 50 and older got regular screenings, six out of …

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Topics:colonoscopycolon cancerscreeningadenomapolypCRCcolorectal cancerGYRIGColon Cancer CoalitionStacy HurtGet Your Rear in Gearcancer

by ColoWrap, on August 15, 2022

Did you know that 1 in 23 men and 1 in 25 women have a lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer? As the third most diagnosed form of cancer, a …

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Topics:endocopylooping in colonoscopydifficult colonoscopyobesity

by ColoWrap, on June 29, 2022

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, with an estimated 52,580 colorectal cancer related deaths in the US …

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Topics:colorectal canceradenoma miss rateadenoma detection rate

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