The one-stop dyspepsia clinic—an alternative to open-access endoscopy for patients with dyspepsia

@article{Rutter1998TheOD,
  title={The one-stop dyspepsia clinic—an alternative to open-access endoscopy for patients with dyspepsia},
  author={Matthew David Rutter and A F Michie and P. N. Trewby},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={91},
  pages={524 - 527}
}
The most sensitive investigative tool for the upper gastrointestinal tract is endoscopy, and many gastroenterologists offer an open-access endoscopy service to general practitioners. However, for patients with dyspepsia, endoscopy is not always the most appropriate initial investigation, and the one-stop dyspepsia clinic allows for different approaches. We have audited, over one year, the management and outcomes of patients attending a one-stop dyspepsia clinic. All patients seen in the clinic… 

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