Up to 20-fold geographic variations in rates of gastroscopy and colonoscopy show that more work is needed to enforce adherence to national guidelines and standards, a new report concludes. Based on new figures, the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is recommending a range of measures to curb inappropriate gastrointestinal procedures including ...
Endoscopy audits recommended after report finds high rates of inappropriate use
By Michael Woodhead
5 May 2021