Explaining the barium follow-through investigation to patient with suspected small bowel obstruction
You are an FY1 working in Gastroenterology.
Mr Henry Bored is a 54 year old gentleman who is scheduled for a barium follow-through in a few days to investigate a potential blockage of his small bowels. You were called by the nurse to talk to Henry, who has come in today because he has questions about the investigation he is about to undergo. Please explain the procedure to Henry and answer any questions he may have.
Recommended time: 5 mins
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