The EndoNurse website had many big hits in 2012, and we’ve rounded them up to share with you. The list of last year’s most popular content includes articles, news stories, slide shows, image galleries and reports. These great resources will help you and your team start the year off right. The list starts with 15 and counts down to the No. 1 most popular piece of content. Enjoy!
Patricia Raymond, MD, FACG, offers a response to an EndoNurse readers' letter.
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified the critical early cellular and molecular events that give rise to a type of esophageal cancer called esophageal adenocarcinoma, the fastest-rising solid tumor in the United States. The findings of a 2012 study challenge conventional wisdom regarding the origin and development of this deadly cancer and its precursor lesion, Barrett's esophagus, and highlight possible targets for new clinical therapies.
"Infection Control in the Endo Suite" covers topics that employees of every endoscopy bay need to know, from recent guidelines, to wearing the proper personal protective equipment. Learn how to keep your patients, your colleagues, and yourself, safe in today's endoscopy suite.
Team Improvement in the Endoscopy Bay gives practical advice to endoscopy individuals who want to learn how to be better team members, and improve their work environment. The report can be used as an in-service resource and is specially scripted toward nurses. However, the report can help any endoscopy professional, from nurses and technicians, to doctors and office managers.