JAG does not mandate requirements for CO2 monitoring, but recommends that procedure rooms have monitors with the ability to carry out ECGs and CO2 monitoring. JAG is aware that many units carry out bronchoscopy so would expect services with new builds to have monitors with this facility in procedure rooms.
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- Can endoscopists perform less than 100 upper GI endoscopies per year?
- Do all patients have to have supplementary oxygen, or is this only recommended?
- Do endoscopy services need to audit the comfort levels of all patients, or only patients that have been sedated?
- Does JAG have any guidance on general anaesthetic?
- Does JAG have any guidance on safe sedation and best practice for the frequency of documenting clinical observations?
- How does JAG assess processes for sending histology reports to GPs?
- How many EUG meetings should we hold in a year to meet JAG standards?
- Is it a requirement for blood pressure to be checked before an endoscopy procedure?
- Is it appropriate for services to send oral bowel preparation and enemas to patients through the post?
- Should we be using disposable or reusable valves?