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Non-medical colonoscopists are safe and effective: results from randomised controlled trial (2006)
Journal Article
Gardiner, A., Skinn, E., Maslekar, S., & Duthie, G. (2006). Non-medical colonoscopists are safe and effective: results from randomised controlled trial. Gut : journal of the British Society of Gastroenterology, 55, (A5 - A5). ISSN 0017-5749

Introduction: There is an increasing demand for colonoscopy, especially with introduction of screening programmes. Though it is performed by doctors and nurses, there is an acute shortage of trained colonoscopists. Non-medical personnel were therefor... Read More

Randomised controlled trial of sedation for colonoscopy: Entonox versus intravenous sedation (2006)
Journal Article
Maslekar, S. K., Hughes, M., Skinn, E., Gardiner, A., Culbert, B., & Duthie, G. S. (2006). Randomised controlled trial of sedation for colonoscopy: Entonox versus intravenous sedation. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 63(5), (AB97). doi:10.1016/j.gie.2006.03.087. ISSN 0016-5107

Introduction: Intravenous sedation for colonoscopy is associated with cardio-respiratory complications, delayed recovery and prolonged drowsiness. We aimed to determine whether inhaled Entonox