Sedation-free colonoscopies emerge as an option

02/16/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

A small group of U.S. physicians wants to make sedation-free colonoscopies more widely available for patients. Sedation-free screens currently make up only about 1% of U.S. colonoscopy procedures but are much more common in Europe and Asia. Supporters say sedation-free colonoscopies reduce the risk of adverse events, lower costs and boost convenience for patients.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Financial Officer
B. E. Smith
Miramar, FL
Director of ASO Department
Bluegrass Family Health
Lexington-or could be in Nashville, TN, KY
Claims Director
Springfield, OR
Mgr NGS Provider Enrollment (I)
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA
NGS Provider Enrollment Rep
National Government Services - WellPoint
Harrisburg, PA