Combined written and oral information prior to gastrointestinal endoscopy compared with oral information alone: a randomized trial

@article{Felley2008CombinedWA,
  title={Combined written and oral information prior to gastrointestinal endoscopy compared with oral information alone: a randomized trial},
  author={Christian Felley and Thomas Perneger and Isabelle Goulet and Catherine Rouillard and Nadereh Azar-Pey and Gian Dorta and Antoine Hadengue and Jean-Louis Frossard},
  journal={BMC Gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={22 - 22}
}
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 teaching hospitals which enrolled consecutive patients scheduled for endoscopy over a three-month period. Patients were randomized either to… CONTINUE READING