TableA.14 Articles not used in this report

NoReferenceReason for exclusion
1Rakatansky H. Review article: gastroenterology and the pharmaceutical industry. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2002;16:1859–66.Too specific
2Chaudhry F, Ashish K, Brant S. Saturday surgeries—do patients feel their needs can be met by alternative out-of-hours care? A questionnaire study. Br J Gen Practice 2003;54:46–9.Too specific
3Franks A. General practitioner with a special interest in dermatology—the dermatologist’s perspective. Clin Med 2004;4:87–8.Too brief, not gastroenterology
4Gonsalkorale WM, Toner BB, Whorwell PJ. Cognitive change in patients undergoing hypnotherapy for irritable bowel syndrome. J Psychosom Res 2004;56:271–8.Too specific
5Yacavone RF, Locke III GR, Provenzale D, et al. Quality of life measurement in gastroenterology: what is available? Am J Gastroenterol 2001;96:285–97.Too specific
6Morris JS. Laennec’s stethoscope—the Welsh connection.; J Roy Soc Med 2004;97:137–41.Too specific
7D’Costa H, Taylor EW. Patient management following uncomplicated elective gastrointestinal operations. Br J Clin Pract 1990;44: 552–6.Too treatment focused
8Woolfson RG, Jennings K,Whalen GF. Management of bowel obstruction in patients with abdominal cancer. Arch Surg 1997;132:1093–7.Too treatment focused
9Feuer DJ, Broadley KE. Corticosteroids for the resolution of malignant bowel obstruction in advanced gynaecological and gastrointestinal cancer (Cochrane review). In: The Cochrane Library 2004, Issue 3.Too treatment focused
10Soares-Weiser K, Brezis M, Tur-Kaspa R, et al. Antibiotic prophylaxis for cirrhotic patients with gastrointestinal bleeding (Cochrane review). In: The Cochrane Library 2004, Issue 3.Too treatment focused
11Selective Decontamination of the Digestive Tract Trialists’ Collaborative Group. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of selective decontamination of the digestive tract. BMJ 1993;307:525–32.Too treatment focused
12Guenaga KF, Matos D, Castro AA, et al. Mechanical bowel preparation for elective colorectal surgery (Cochrane review). In: The Cochrane Library 2004, Issue 3.Too treatment focused
13Lewis SJ, Egger M, Sylvester PA, et al. Early enteral feeding versus “nil by mouth” after gastrointestinal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials. BMJ 2001;323:1–5.Too treatment focused
14Logan AJ, Morris-Stiff GJ, Bowrey DJ, et al. Upper gastrointestinal complications after renal transplantation: a 3-yr sequential study. Clin Transplant 2002;16:163–7.Too treatment focused
15Henry DA, O’Connell DL. Effects of fibrinolytic inhibitors on mortality from upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. BMJ 1989;298:1142–6.Too treatment focused