TableA.16 Glossary

AUGISAssociation of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
BASLBritish Association for the Study of the Liver
BSGBritish Society of Gastroenterology
CLOColumnar-lined oesophagus
CRDCentre for Reviews and Dissemination
CTComputed tomography
DoHDepartment of Health
FCEFinished consultant episode
GERDGastro-esophageal reflux disease
GORDGastro-oesophageal reflux disease
HESHospital Episode Statistics
HPNHome parenteral nutrition
HRQoLHealth related quality of life
IBDInflammatory bowel disease
IBSIrritable bowel syndrome
ICD-10International Classification of Diseases-10th revision
ICD-9International Classification of Diseases-9th revision
JAGJoint Advisory Group
NACCNational Association for Colitis and Crohns
NAFLDNon-alcoholic fatty liver disease
NASHNon-alcoholic Steatohepatitis
NCCGsNon-Consultant Career Grades
NHSNational Health Service
NICENational Institute for Clincal Excellence
NSFNational Service Framework
OHEOffice of Health Economics
ONSOffice for National Statistics
OPCSOffice of Population Censuses and Surveys
PEDWPatient Episode Database Wales
RCPRoyal College of Physicians
RCTRadomised Controlled Trial
SF12Short Form-12
SF36Short Form-36
SIGNScottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network
SMRStandardised mortality ratio
SPSSStatistical Package for the Social Sciences
UGIHUpper gastrointestinal haemorrhage