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by Larissa Biggers, on February 28, 2019

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 ten CRC-related …

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

by Larissa Biggers, on February 22, 2019

According to the American College of Gastroenterologists (ACG), adenoma detection rate (ADR) is “the measurement that best reflects how carefully colonoscopy is performed.“ Defined as the percentage of patients age …

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Topics:colonoscopycolon canceradenomapolypCRCcolorectal cancerADRcancermicrobiomeprobioticsinterval canceradenoma miss rateAMRadenoma detection rate

by Larissa Biggers, on February 15, 2019

Made with Visme Infographic Maker …

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Topics:colonoscopycolon canceradenomapolypCRCcolorectal cancercancer

by Larissa Biggers, on February 08, 2019

The human gut microbiome comprises all of the bacteria in in the human intestine, which amounts to over 100 billion bacteria. This outnumbers the cells in our bodies 10 to …

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Topics:colon canceradenomapolypCRCcolorectal cancercancermicrobiomeprobiotics

by Larissa Biggers, on February 01, 2019

An article in the latest issue of The International Journal of SPHM (Safe Patient Handling and Mobility) investigates a significant but rarely publicized problem—musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) among endoscopy nurses and …

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Topics:endocopynursingpatientVA SPHMsafe patient handlinghealthcare costsabdominal pressure colonoscopylooping in colonoscopynurse injurypatient experienceColoWrapSGNA

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