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by Larissa Biggers, on October 18, 2019

Have you ever wondered if the physical tasks you perform at work are safe? In healthcare, for instance, overexertion from repetitive manual patient handling is the primary cause of musculoskeletal …

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Topics:colonoscopynurseendoscopynursingsafe patient handlingpatient safetyGI nursingendoscopy nursingendoscopistinjury endoscopistnurse injuryendoscopeOSHAendoscopy techMusculoskeletalMSD

by Larissa Biggers, on August 23, 2019

A recent article in Endoscopy International raises the question, “Should the endoscopist be considered and trained like an athlete?” Although those outside the field of endoscopy might not immediately see …

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Topics:colonoscopynurseendoscopynursingsafe patient handlingpatient safetyGI nursingendoscopy nursinglooping in colonoscopyendoscopistinjury endoscopistnurse injuryendoscopeOSHAendoscopy tech

by Larissa Biggers, on March 27, 2019

What Is Endoscopy? For those not immersed in the world of gastroenterology (GI), endoscopy refers to nonsurgical procedures that allow a physician to examine the digestive tract. In these procedures, a …

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Topics:colonoscopycolon cancerendoscopysafe patient handlingGI nursinglooping in colonoscopyendoscopistdifficult colonoscopycolorectal cancerGI injurynurse injuryColoWrapSGNA

by Larissa Biggers, on November 30, 2018

Speak Visually. Create an infographic with Visme …

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Topics:colonoscopyendoscopyscreeningGI nursingendoscopistgastroenterologistCRCcolorectal cancercecal intubation timeADR

by Larissa Biggers, on November 16, 2018

Waiting is hating Americans hate to wait, whether it’s for food, Internet connectivity, or a green light. So it should come as no surprise that the more time patients spend …

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Topics:colonoscopyendoscopyscreeninghealthcare costsGI nursingendoscopy nursinglooping in colonoscopyendoscopistdifficult colonoscopygastroenterologistCRCcolorectal cancertortuous colonhospital costspatient experiencececal intubation timeColoWrap

by Larissa Biggers, on October 26, 2018

Research consistently shows that the adenoma detection rate (ADR) is higher the more time spent withdrawing the scope. In fact, a presentation at the 2018 meeting of the American College of …

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Topics:endocopyadenomaabdominal pressure colonoscopylooping in colonoscopyendoscopistdifficult colonoscopygastroenterologistCRCcolorectal cancertortuous coloncecal intubation timewithdrawal time

by Larissa Biggers, on October 19, 2018

All physicians want to provide superior care for their patients, but practicing medicine today can be complicated. In the last decade, doctors have been tasked with navigating new technologies, government mandates, …

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Topics:endocopyscreeningadenomasafe patient hadlingabdominal pressure colonoscopylooping in colonoscopybowel prep colonoscopyendoscopistdifficult colonoscopygastroenterologistCRCcolorectal cancertortuous coloninjury endoscopistGI injurynurse injurypatient experiencewomen in GI

by Larissa Biggers, on October 12, 2018

I attended ACG 2018 to represent my company whose mission is to make colonoscopy easier, safer, and more effective . I am also the daughter of a Stage IV colon cancer …

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Topics:endocopyadenomaendoscopistgastroenterologistCRCcolorectal cancerACG 2018ACG 2018 Annual Conference#ACG2018GYRIGHealio

by Larissa Biggers, on September 28, 2018

A mainstay U.S. gastroenterology event is set to take place October 5 through 10 in Philadelphia, PA: the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting & Postgraduate Course. The agenda is jam-packed with …

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Topics:endocopyadenomaendoscopistgastroenterologistCRCcolorectal cancerACG 2018ACG 2018 Annual Conference#ACG2018

by Larissa Biggers, on September 21, 2018

Why would you have a sedation-free colonoscopy, when the norm is sleeping through the procedure and having no recollection of it? You Wouldn't Be the Only One First of all, …

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Topics:nurseendocopypatientscreeningadenomapolypDeep sedationPropofolPropofol for colonoscopypatient safetyGI nursingendoscopy nursingendoscopistgastroenterologistCRCcolorectal cancerhospital costspatient experience

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