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FLUOROSCOPY


The fluoroscopy rotation will primarily take place at the St. Luke's and Beth Israel Hospitals. 

Residents will become proficient in performing many non-interventional fluoroscopic examinations including but not limited to upper GI studies, barium swallows, esophagrams, small bowel follow through, barium enema, diaphragmatic sniff test, intussusception reductions, enteric tube placement, and fistulograms. 

Goals: 
-Be punctual. 
-Dressing in scrubs is appropriate for this rotation unless the attending says otherwise. 
-Become familiar with fluoroscopy instrumentation and protocols at each site
-Review the scheduled daily cases and expected procedures
-Communicate effectively with patients and their respective health care teams about the fluoroscopy studies
-Complete fluoroscopy studies, initially with attending guidance and later on your own


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