Colonoscopy Journal

I called my friend Andy Derrierre, a gastroenterologist, to make an appointment for a colonoscopy.

A few days later in his office Andy showed me a colour diagram of the colon a lengthy organ that appears to go all over the place, at one point passing briefly trough Alice Springs.

Then Andy explained the colonoscopy procedure to me in a thorough reassuring and patient manner.

I nodded thoughtfully but I didn’t really hear anything he said because my brain was shrieking ‘HE’S GOING TO STICK A TUBE 17000 FEET UP YOUR ARSE!’

I left Andy’s office with some written instructions and a prescription for a product called ‘PicoPrep’ which comes in a box large enough to hold a microwave oven. I will discuss PicoPrep in detail later; for now suffice it to say that we must never allow it to fall into the hands of Australia’s enemies.


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Enabling the Construction Virtual Enterprise: The OSMOS Approach.

Wilson, I., Harvey, S., Vankeisbelck, R. & Kazi, A.S., (2001). Enabling the Construction Virtual Enterprise: The OSMOS Approach. Electronic Journal of Information Technology in Construction. Special Issue on Information and Communication Technology Advances in the European Construction Industry. Volume 6 (2001), pp .85-110. ISSN 1400-6529.


This paper gives a comprehensive overview of the findings and results from the OSMOS (IST-1999-10491) project. OSMOS aims to highlight and go some way to meeting the needs of the industry by providing a set of tools, models, APIs Read more