Explaining the barium meal investigation to patient with suspected cancer
You are an FY1 working in Gastroenterology.
Miss Nadine Pratchett is a 67 year old lady with weight loss, vomiting and acanthosis nigracans. A diagnosis of gastric cancer is suspected, and the consultant would like to get Miss Pratchett to do a barium meal. Please explain the procedure to Miss Pratchett and answer any questions she may have. You do not need to consent the patient.
Recommended time: 5 mins
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