Gastroenterology Research and Practice / 2019 / Article / Fig 3

Research Article

Effect of a Novel Patient Garment on Perceived Privacy during Colonoscopy: A Simple Approach to Minimize Embarrassment

Figure 3

(a) Illustrative image showing the utilization of the novel gown (Privacy Pants): the patient wearing the gown is in left lateral position before the procedure. The double zippers are above the perianal area (reprinted with permission from Dignity Garment LLC). (b) Illustrative image showing the utilization of the novel gown (Privacy Pants): the endoscopist opens the double zipper, performs a perianal examination, applies lubricant, and inserts the endoscope (reprinted with permission from Dignity Garment LLC). (c) Illustrative image showing the utilization of the novel gown (Privacy Pants): during colonoscopy, the endoscopist can close the zippers around the shaft of the endoscope or leave them open (reprinted with permission from Dignity Garment LLC.) (d) Illustrative image showing the utilization of the novel gown (Privacy Pants): the endoscopist or staff can close the double zippers after the procedure is finished (reprinted with permission from Dignity Garment LLC). (e) Illustrative image showing the utilization of the novel gown (Privacy Pants): the double zippers can be completely opened for patient cleaning if needed (reprinted with permission from Dignity Garment LLC). (f) Illustrative image showing the utilization of the novel gown (Privacy Pants): completely zipped garment at procedure conclusion (reprinted with permission from Dignity Garment LLC).
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