Catherine Rouillard

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BACKGROUND Little is known about how to most effectively deliver relevant information to patients scheduled for endoscopy. METHODS To assess the effects of combined written and oral information, compared with oral information alone on the quality of information before endoscopy and the level of anxiety. We designed a prospective study in two Swiss(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to identify predictors of inappropriate hospital days in a department of internal medicine, as a basis for quality improvement interventions. METHODS The appropriateness of 5665 hospital days contributed by 500 patients admitted to the Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland, was assessed by(More)
BACKGROUND: Little is known about how to most effectively deliver relevant information to patients scheduled for endoscopy. METHODS: To assess the effects of combined written and oral information, compared with oral information alone on the quality of information before endoscopy and the level of anxiety. We designed a prospective study in two Swiss(More)
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