Study: Phone call helps ensure improve bowel prep, polyp detection

03/25/2013 | Healio

Telephone-based re-education about proper bowel preparation a day before a colonoscopy led to improved preparation and higher polyp detection rates, according to study data from China. Rates of side effects and willingness to do the bowel prep again were the same as for patients who did not get telephone counseling, the study found.

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