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01. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

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AUTHORS:
Monica L. Skomo
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  • Define GERD and describe the various stages of disease severity
  • Describe the etiology of GERD and risk factors associated with the disease
  • Discuss typical symptoms, atypical symptoms, alarm symptoms, aggravating factors and complications associated with GERD
  • Describe how GERD is diagnosed and the role of endoscopy
  • Discuss the various pharmacologic approaches for the treatment of GERD
  • Review the roles of the H2-antagonists and proton pump inhibitors in the treatment of GERD and prevention of its recurrence
  • Describe non-pharmacologic and lifestyle measures that may be beneficial in the reduction of symptoms of reflux disease
  • Given a GERD patient history, be able to recommend appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies and explain the rationale behind your decision
  • Discuss drug adverse effects and monitoring parameters for drugs and GERD
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Lecture and Study Notes for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Supplemental File: Gastroenterology - 01. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Courses in Therapeutics and Disease State Management).pptx
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