Room. The procedure room should be large enough to accommodate all necessary instruments and equipment, the recumbent patient, and at least two other people. The room should have bright lighting that can be dimmed when necessary. Access to fresh air is desirable. Cleaning requirements should be considered during planning and setup of the room. A toilet and recovery area should be easily accessible.
Equipment. The minimum equipment and instruments needed for an endoscopy suite are the endoscope and supply unit, a cleaning area, examination table, sinks, emergency equipment, storage space for drugs, disposables, and accessories, and places for the patient and examiner to sit down.
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