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Study Questions Post-Colonoscopy ED Visit as Quality Indicator
Dec 21, 2016
Patients whose endoscopists have high adenoma detection rates (ADRs) are at an increased risk for a trip to the emergency department (ED) within a week of their colonoscopy, researchers have found.
The risk for a visit to the ED is fourfold higher for patients who undergo endoscopic mucosal resection and sevenfold higher for those who went to the ED within the past month compared with colonoscopy patients who did not have these characteristics....