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1

What is a multidisciplinary team (MDT)?

Group of healthcare providers across different disciplines or specialties that come together for collective discussion to reach consensus opinion of best treatment for individual patients

2

What are the benefits of MDT?

Range of expertise and disciplines

Streamline care, reduce delays, ensure care is aligned with current evidence and guidelines

Overall, improved outcomes for patients by giving the right treatment to the right patient

Patient focussed decision making

Precision medicine and realistic medicine

3

What make a good MDT?

Good leadership

Open atmosphere for discussion

Communication and respect

Diversity of skills and roles

Easy point of access, rapid dissemination of outcome in patient record

Skills such as communication, respect, debate, listening, knowledge and expertise

4

What are examples of GI diseases that use MDT?

Upper GI cancer MDT

HBP cancer MDT

Viral hepatitis MDT

Colorectal cancer MDT

IBD MDT

Nutrition MDT

Coeliac MDT

Benign upper GI MDT

5

What chart is used to evaluate stool?

Bristol stool chart

6

What does the Bristol stool chart range from?

1 to 7

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What is type 1 stool on the Bristol stool chart?

Separate hard lumps like nuts (hard to pass)

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What is type 2 stool on the Bristol stool chart?

Sausage-shaped but lumpy

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What is type 3 stool on the Bristol stool chart?

Like a sausage but with cracks on its surface

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What is type 4 stool on the Bristol stool chart?

Like a sausage or snake, smooth and soft

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What is type 5 stool on the Bristol stool chart?

Soft blobs with clear cut edges (passes easily)

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What is type 6 stool on the Bristol stool chart?

Fluffy pieces with ragged edges, a mushy stool

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What is type 7 stool on the Bristol stool chart?

Watery, no solid pieces (entirely liquid)

14

Who is present in the MDT?

Colorectal surgeons

Gastroenterologists

Oncologists

Pathologist

Radiologist

Clinical nurse specialist

Co-ordinator

Pharmacist

Dietitian

Consultents with subspecialties

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What does the MDT vary by?

What condition the patient has