DONALD H. KUIPER, M.D.
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The grandview osteopathic hospital staff has prepared a color audiovisual cassette to be used for patient self-instruction in preparation for endoscopy. Concise instructions are given for the inpatient setting, such as the fact that the patient will receive an injection the evening before the examination. There is an excellent description of the light source and the fiberoptic endoscope. The live patient model appears unkempt and disheveled, and this might be distressing to other patients. Drawings and diagrams are used to show endoscopic biopsy and polypectomy technique. The section on endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is particularly well done, but that on colonoscopy
KUIPER DH. Endoscopie Procedures Series.. Ann Intern Med. ;101:285–286. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-101-2-285_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;101(2):285-286.
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