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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 628049, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/628049
Clinical Study

The Effectiveness of Short Message Service to Assure the Preparation-to-Colonoscopy Interval before Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy

1Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Haeundae Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Inje University, 1435 Jwa-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan 612-896, Republic of Korea
2Department of Nursing, Silla University, Busan, Republic of Korea

Received 7 December 2014; Revised 30 January 2015; Accepted 2 February 2015

Academic Editor: Rami Eliakim

Copyright © 2015 Jongha Park et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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