gastroenterology

Endoscopies for dyspepsia reduced by patient education program

Use of upper GI tract endoscopy for patients with dyspepsia could potentially be reduced more than 40% by implementing relevant web-based patient education, a study suggests. The findings, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, suggest that education to improve patients’ knowledge and dispel misconceptions about upper GI tract disease might be reassuring enough to translate into ...

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