• Briefs
    Remicade® Data Shows Promise for Pediatric Crohn’s Patients HORSHAM, Pa. — New data show that nearly 90 percent of pediatric patients with moderate to severe active Crohn’s disease (CD) with an inadequate response to conventional therapy achieved clinical response at week ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Disorders, Industry Issues
  • The Scoop on Scopes
    As technology continues to advance, endoscope manufacturers constantly work to incorporate cutting-edge developments into their products as part of the quest to provide clinicians with the most effective means of diagnosis and treatment. EndoNurse recently spoke with some ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
    Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (ZES) is characterized by excessive production of stomach acid due to tumors called gastrinomas. Primary gastrinomas are usually found in the duodenum, pancreas, or abdominal lymph nodes. The gastrinomas produce gastrin, which causes the excess ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Better Never Than Late
    If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality. I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own. ~ Richard Cecil Louis looked at me pityingly over his half glasses; the expression on his face could be perceived as a smirk to those less self-possessed ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • All About Personal Protective Equipment
    It is undisputed that personal protective equipment (PPE) can protect both patients and healthcare workers (HCWs). Universal and Standard Precautions indicate when certain PPE should be worn, and how it should be disposed of. So many choices exist, though, that it’s often ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • IBD: Currentand Future Trends
    Research flourished in 2005, bringing with it new and exciting insight to the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. EndoNurse takes a look at what’s hot, what’s new, and what may lie ahead in 2006. Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) encompass Crohn’s disease (CD) and ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Disorders, Procedures
  • Washington Nurses Rejoice in Multitasking
    Washington Hospital Health Care Systems Endoscopy Team is located in Fremont, Calif. Washington Hospital is a community hospital, offering a protected, clean, safe environment for patient care. The endoscopy department is no exception to cleanliness with manual washing and ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Better Never Than Late
    Better Never Than Late By Patricia L. Raymond, MD, FACP, FACG If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality. I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own. ~ Richard Cecil Louis looked at me pityingly over his half glasses; the expression on his ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • Innovations
    Sierra Scientific Instruments The ManoScan 360 (TM) Motility Visualization System (MVS) simplifies clinical procedures and yields rapid, accurate reports. A 36-element high-resolution sensing for optimal diagnostic acuity automatically captures all relevant motor function ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles
  • New Resolutions
    The beginning of a new year typically brings with it a host of well-intentioned resolutions — eating fewer calories, getting more exercise and sleep, spending more quality time with loved ones...many of which take a hike as soon as Jan. 2 rolls around. However, 2005 was a ...More
    December 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Disorders, Industry Issues, Procedures