Endoscopy-related injuries common in GI physicians

While endoscopic-related injuries are common among physicians in gastroenterology, men and women report differences in injury sites and contributing mechanisms, according to study results.Swati Pawa, MD, from the section of gastroenterology and hepatology at Wake Forest School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote it is unclear how aware practicing GIs are about ergonomic concepts in endoscopy or how many are incorporating them into their practice.“Ergonomic training for endoscopy is a relatively new concept and could have important impact on decreasing endoscopy-related injuries [ERI],”Read More

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