Author(s): Rashmi Sharma

Email(s): 22rashmisharma05@gmail.com

DOI: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00026.3   

Address: Ms. Rashmi Sharma
Clinical Instructor, Army College of Nursing, Jalandhar Cantt.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 9,      Issue - 1,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Owing to rise in gastrointestinal problems, endoscopy has become widely used test these days. Some of the modifiable factors like: adapting sedentary lifestyle, consumption of fast food, less exercise, alcohol consumption, smoking and much more indeed made man susceptible to deadly gastric problems. Plethora of diseases can be identified through endoscope and can be managed at the same time. Gastro patients often require visualization their GI tract to rule out the disease progression and its complications. For this, blood tests along with endoscope enabled health care professionals to commence the treatment more effectively. Endoscopy is often performed at OPD level and carries dual function: diagnostic as well as therapeutic. GI tract is visualized over camera and remedial action is taken to prevent further illness. Endoscopy is given different names on the basis of organs visualised like esophagogastrodudenoscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP and bronchoscopy. Most people only have mild discomfort, similar to indigestion or a sore throat post endoscopy.7


Cite this article:
Rashmi Sharma. Visualising the Digestive Tract: Endoscopy. Int. J. of Advances in Nur. Management. 2021; 9(1):102-103. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2021.00026.3


REFERENCES:
1.    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endoscopy
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3.    https://www.medicinenet.com/colonoscopy/article.htm
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