Candidate Instructions 🧒

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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