Angela McGrath

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OBJECTIVES Colonoscopy is technically challenging and can cause discomfort for patients. We aimed to test whether right-sided starting position for colonoscopy would result in shorter procedure time and greater patient comfort when compared with conventional left-sided starting position. METHODS We conducted a randomized controlled trial in which patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether 2 different mechanisms of ankle joint taping ([1] lateral subtalar sling or [2] fibular repositioning) can enhance actual and perceived dynamic postural stability in participants with chronic ankle instability (CAI). DESIGN Laboratory-based repeated-measures study. SETTING University biomechanics laboratory. (More)
Increasing patient knowledge of drug therapy is said to improve compliance and may reduce adverse drug reactions. We assessed patient knowledge of prescribed drugs in fifty patients attending a hypertension clinic [outpatients] and in elderly patients on admission to (n = 129) and on discharge from (n = 100) an acute geriatric assessment unit. We found that(More)
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