Appointment waiting times and education level influence the quality of bowel preparation in adult patients undergoing colonoscopy

@inproceedings{Chan2011AppointmentWT,
  title={Appointment waiting times and education level influence the quality of bowel preparation in adult patients undergoing colonoscopy},
  author={Wah-Kheong Chan and Arjunan Saravanan and Jeeta Manikam and Khean-Lee Goh and Sanjiv Mahadeva},
  booktitle={BMC gastroenterology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Risk factors for poor bowel preparation are recognized to be independent of the type of bowel preparation method used. Patient and administrative factors influencing bowel preparation are known to vary in different healthcare systems. METHODS A prospective, cross-sectional study of patients undergoing colonoscopy in an Asian tertiary centre was conducted to identify risk factors associated with poor bowel preparation, and to evaluate the impact of poor bowel preparation on… CONTINUE READING
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