GASTROINTESTINAL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS OVERVIEW
This module will provide concepts relating to the diagnostic tests used for a patient presenting gastrointestinal symptoms.
After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
- Identify the different diagnostic tests used to assess the GI system
- Examine and explain each procedure individually
- Discuss the nursing implications of diagnostic testing
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