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PROBLEM A large audit of colonoscopy in the United Kingdom showed that the unadjusted completion rate was 57% when stringent criteria for identifying the caecum were applied. The caecum should be reached 90% of the time. Little information is available on what units or operators need to do to improve to acceptable levels. DESIGN Quality improvement… (More)
A prospective study of tropical pyomyositis (TP) in the Solomon Islands' Western Province followed 48 cases (mean age 10.6 years) from a population of 20,000 Melanesians over a two-year period. 32 patients were under 10 years and the male:female ratio was 1.7. Affected muscle was painful, swollen and often fluctuant but hard and indurated in presuppurative… (More)
We report a case of aspiration pneumonitis following the use of papain enzyme in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with meat impacted in his oesophagus.