Non-pharmacological interventions to improve the patient experience of colonoscopy under moderate or no sedation: a systematic review protocol
Colin Sue-Chue-Lam, Matthew Castelo, Jill Tinmouth, Diego Llovet, Teruko Kishibe, Nancy N Baxter
BMJ OPEN | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020
INTRODUCTION: The patient experience is a critical dimension of colonoscopy quality. Sedative and analgesic drugs are commonly used to improve the patient experience of colonoscopy, with predominant regimens being deep sedation, typically achieved with propofol, and moderate sedation, typically achieved with an opioid and a benzodiazepine. However, non-pharmacological interventions exist that may be used to improve patient experience. Furthermore, by identifying non-pharmacological interventions to increase the quality of patient experience under moderate sedation, jurisdictions facing rising use of deep sedation for colonoscopy and its significant associated costs may be better able to enco..View full abstract
Awarded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
This work was supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grant number FDN -148470.