• Reprocessing Flexible & Rigid Laryngoscopes
    LARYNGOSCOPES are one of several different types of rigid and flexible endoscopes sometimes referred to as ENT (or, “ear-nosethroat”) endoscopes. Examples of flexible laryngoscopes include rhino-laryngoscopes and nasopharyngo-laryngoscopes. Rhinolaryngoscopes use ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • Esophageal Manometry & 24-hour pH Study
    THE SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OF ESOPHAGEAL DISORDERS is dependent upon the skills of dedicated clinicians. These clinicians, in turn, must be well-versed in the most precise and reliable diagnostic methods and tools. Esophageal manometries and 24-hour pH studies can provide a ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Procedures
  • EndoNurse Salutes Honorary All Star Cybill Shepherd
    Cybill Shepherd is one of the most recognizable women in the country. Many celebrities would be envious of her career longevity — bridging the worlds of fashion, stage, screen and music. Balancing a successful career with motherhood (her daughter is 25 years old, and she ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Disorders, Industry Issues
  • Innovations
    Metrex Metrex announces CaviWipesXL are now available in a single-use packet. This convenient single-use size provides accessibility, convenience and ease-of-use for all healthcare personnel. CaviWipes are disposable towelettes pre-saturated with CaviCide Surface ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues, Procedures
  • Have a Hitch in Your Get-a-long?
    Have a Hitch in Your Get-a-long? By Patricia L. Raymond, MD, FACP, FACG His eyes squinted meanly into mine, and his lip curled in a sneer that revealed brown-stained teeth. I didn’t think we should be bothering him right then. “Walk up to him like you mean business,” the ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • References
    References Diagnosis 411, page 33 1. www.jhbmc.jhu.edu/Motil/motilfac.html 2. www.iffgd.org/GIDisorders/GImain.html 3. www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000267.htm 4. http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/barretts/index.htm 5. ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • You’re ALL All Stars to Me
    Amid wildly exaggerated rumors that I am leaving publishing to devote my career to interpretive dance, let me set the record straight. I’ve accepted a marketing position with another company, and therefore must reluctantly retire my EndoNurse T-shirt. I’ve been with you for ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • Briefs
    “Got Guts” Wristbands Making an Impact for CCFA NEW YORK — Leveraging the success of the most popular fund-raising product to sweep the nation, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) has recently introduced its “Got Guts ™” wristband. This blue silicon ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Disorders, Industry Issues
  • Have a Hitch in Your Get-a-long?
    His eyes squinted meanly into mine, and his lip curled in a sneer that revealed brown-stained teeth. I didn’t think we should be bothering him right then. “Walk up to him like you mean business,” the instructor insisted. “Put out your hand, grab the front of his foreleg, ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • References EndoNurse, April/May 2005
    Reprocessing Flexible and Rigid Laryngoscopes, By Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD 1. Rutala WA. APIC guideline for selection and use of disinfectants. Am J Infect Control 1996 Aug;24(4):313-42. Review. 2. American Society of Anesthesiologists. Recommendation for infection ...More
    April 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues