Department: SGNA StandardsSGNA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice THE SOCIETY OF GASTROENTEROLOGY NURSES AND ASSOCIATES, INC.Author Information DISCLAIMER The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. presents this guideline for use in developing institutional policies, procedures, and/or protocols. Information contained in this guideline is based on published data and current practice. The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. assumes no responsibility for the practices or recommendations of any member or other practitioner, or for the policies and practices of any practice setting. The nurse and associate function within the limits of state licensure, the state nurse practice act, and institutional policy. Gastroenterology Nursing: September-October 2005 - Volume 28 - Issue 5 - p 422-427 Buy © The Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates 2005. All Rights Reserved.