Explaining the barium swallow investigation to patient with dysphagia
You are an FY1 working in Gastroenterology.
Mrs Samantha Rodney is an 80 year old lady who is scheduled for a barium swallow in a few days to investigate her symptoms of regurgitation, heartburn and dysphagia. Your senior suspects a diagnosis of hiatus hernia. She is phoning in to get an explanation of the investigation. Please explain the investigation to her and answer her questions.
Recommended time: 5 mins
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