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Question: Bowel preparation is important for high quality colonoscopy. Use of a smartphone app in addition to oral and written instructions can reduce the rate of inadequate preparation by:

10% of
Medical Professionals
Chose A

 

24% of
Medical Professionals
Chose B

 

49% of
Medical Professionals
Chose C

18% of
Medical Professionals
Chose D


Answer: C. In a trial of 500 patients who underwent colonoscopy, use of a smartphone app in addition to oral and written instructions lowered the rate of inadequate preparation from 17 percent to 8 percent, and increased adenoma detection rates from 27 to 35 percent.
 

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