Position Changes During Colonoscope Insertion Increases Patient Comfort
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||University of British Columbia|
|Start date||September 2011|
|End date||May 2012|
|Trial size||200 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01433939, H11-01597|
The investigators wish to study the effects of position changes during colonoscope insertion on patient comfort. The investigators hypothesize that early position changes would reduce colonoscope loop formation and patient discomfort.
Intensity and frequency of abdominal pain
time frame: 30min
Male or female participants at least 19 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - age 19 years or older - outpatient colonoscopy Exclusion Criteria: - inpatient - unable to provide informed consent - previous bowel resection, inflammatory bowel disease - musculoskeletal disorder or other mobility issues limiting effective patient position changes. - inadequate bowel preparation
|Official title||Position Changes During Colonoscope Insertion Increases Patient Comfort: a Prospective Trial|
|Principal investigator||Jennifer Telford, MD|
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