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ASGE guideline on minimum staffing requirements for the performance of GI endoscopy

Efforts to increase patient safety and satisfaction, a critical concern for health providers, require periodic evaluation of all factors involved in the provision of GI endoscopy services. We aimed to develop guidelines on minimum staffing requirements and scope of practice of available staff for the safe and efficient performance of GI endoscopy. The recommendations in this guideline were based on a systematic review of published literature, results from a nationwide survey of endoscopy directors, along with the expert guidance of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Standards of Practice Committee members, ASGE Practice Operation Committee members, and the ASGE Governing Board.

Authors: Jamil LH; Lee JK; Wani SB; et al.

Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 04;91(4):723-729.e17. Epub 2020-02-06.

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