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Connecting people with to good info / chat on Crohn's & UC. In the real world I'm Rachel, a perianal Crohn's patient. Also over at .
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The Bottom Line 7h
At Guy's, I think the nurses are fairly good at keeping pts up-to-date. St Thomas' should have plasma screen updates. Heard a guitarist once and thought I was hallucinating as it was immediately after a rectal enema. 18 mths later, I found out he was infact real!
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The Bottom Line 8h
The more the merrier! πŸ‘
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The Bottom Line 9h
Replying to @BrenCollisOPIT
Great to hear! So important to concentrate on the info for patients so that this kind of thing doesn't happen.
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The Bottom Line 9h
That's a new emoji on me!! πŸ˜‚
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Replying to @alex_ford12399
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The Bottom Line 9h
Wash your mouth out, Crohnoid! What did McVities ever do to hurt you?! That said, you should try M&S Jaffa Cakes. An unusual example of the copy being every bit as good as the original.
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The Bottom Line 9h
Were Jaffa Cakes on there, perchance?!
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The Bottom Line 9h
Replying to @smitaluna
Thanks, much appreciated!
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The Bottom Line 9h
Replying to @spectatorindex @ZimNl
I find it hard to believe the UK is ranked as high as 5th!
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The Bottom Line 9h
What happened if there was an item that wasn't listed in the app?
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Question for doctors: At a 'best guess', what % of patients (IBD or otherwise) have their colonoscopies halted because the bowel prep hasn't been done as per instruction?
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The Bottom Line 10h
You have inspired me to do the thing I always say I'm going to do... but never get round to doing! And that's to write a guide for gastro trainees on the things that matter to patients from toe-in to toe-out of the consultation room. Thanks Keith! πŸ₯‚
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The Bottom Line 10h
He writes to my GP and I *should* get copied in (though the gastro admin at GSTT is appalling and you know I don't criticise too easily!). In terms of the humanistic side, it's really about informing the GP but never humiliating the pt if they have made 'questionable' decisions.
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The Bottom Line 10h
You picked a great day for it! πŸŽ‚
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Thanks Dr C! 🍷
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The Bottom Line 10h
3/ The best clinic letters I've ever had are from my current consultant – they are a masterclass in letter-writing (before the unfortunate advent of e-notes). His letters reflect the appointment as I remember it, they spell out the road ahead and they are deeply humanistic.
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The Bottom Line 10h
2/ Also, consider your tone of voice in the letter and try to make it conversational while still professional. It will capture the attention – and arguably the adherence – of your patient if you do this, which is more important than colleagues wanting something 'dry' (do they?).
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The Bottom Line 10h
1/ Thank you! Are you sitting comfortably?! This may sound like I'm stating the obvious (but it's also blindingly obvious to patients when it's not done) and that's to make sure the letter is an accurate representation of the discussions that took place. Not just doc's viewpoint.
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The Bottom Line 11h
PS: why have you tagged twice? Isn't that rank favouritism?! 😁
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