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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

by ColoWrap, on April 27, 2022

It may come as a surprise, but the hospital is actually one of the most dangerous places to work in America. In 2019, U.S. hospitals recorded over 220,000 work-related injuries …

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Topics:safe patient handlingabdominal pressure colonoscopySPHMMSDzero harm endoscopy

by Marybeth Spanarkel, M.D., on January 10, 2022

Within the endoscopy environment, unique patient handling duties during colonoscopy contribute to a significantly elevated risk of job-related musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders and injury amongst endoscopy personnel. Did you know? Nurses …

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Topics:colonoscopyinjury endoscopistwomen in GIergonomicsendoscopy ergonomics

by Dr. Nimi Jayachandran, on September 27, 2021

Colonoscopies are one of the most effective tools for screening and diagnosing a number of colon and gut-related conditions. In the United States, doctors advise individuals aged 45 and over …

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Topics:endoscopyendoscopistdifficult colonoscopyredundant colon

by ColoWrap, on April 29, 2020

Colonoscopy is a high-touch procedure that has always placed staff at some risk for infections, but how have things changed since the onset of the COVID pandemic? Currently, in most …

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by Larissa Biggers, on December 13, 2019

While it should be an everyday occurrence, the holiday season is a perfect time to show your staff how much you care. Some businesses give employees time off to rest …

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Topics:nursenursingVA SPHMsafe patient handlingpatient safetynurse injurynetworkingColoWrapSPHMOSHAhealthcareMSD


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