Letters Nurse delivered endoscopy

Opportunity costs of endoscopy

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b1071 (Published 17 March 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b1071
  1. Richard J Aspinall, consultant physician1
  1. 1Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff CF14 4XN
  1. richard.aspinall{at}cardiffandvale.wales.nhs.uk

    Norton and colleagues refer to the opportunity costs of endoscopic procedures performed by doctors and consider whether their time could be more effectively spent elsewhere.1

    Of course, you might ask the same question about whether valuable clinical …

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