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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Rapid review of factors associated with flexible sigmoidoscopy screening use
Author(s): Kerrison, Robert S
von Wagner, Christian
Green, Trish
Gibbins, Monica
Macleod, Una
Hughes, Mark
Rees, Colin J
Duffy, Stephen
McGregor, Lesley M
Contact Email: l.m.mcgregor@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Flexible sigmoidoscopy screening
Bowel scope screening
Uptake
Barriers
Facilitators
Issue Date: Mar-2019
Citation: Kerrison RS, von Wagner C, Green T, Gibbins M, Macleod U, Hughes M, Rees CJ, Duffy S & McGregor LM (2019) Rapid review of factors associated with flexible sigmoidoscopy screening use. Preventive Medicine, 120, pp. 8-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.12.018
Abstract: Flexible sigmoidoscopy (FS) screening has been shown to reduce colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality among screened adults. The aim of this review was to identify patient-related factors associated with the screening test's use. We searched PubMed for studies that examined the association between FS screening use and one or more factors. To determine the eligibility of studies, we first reviewed titles, then abstracts, and finally the full paper. We started with a narrow search, which we expanded successively (by adding ‘OR’ terms) until the number of new publications eligible after abstract review was
DOI Link: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.12.018
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