Psychological preparation for an endoscopic examination

Jean E. Johnson, John F. Morrissey, Howard Leventhal

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An intricate and controlled investigation shows that pre-endoscopic instruction can lessen the requirement for ataraxic medication and can reduce the patient's reaction to the procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)180-182
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Endoscopy
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1973
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology


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