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Type: Journal article
Title: Management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in general practice
Author: Dent, J.
Jones, R.
Kahrilas, P.
Talley, N.
Citation: British Medical Journal, 2001; 322(7282):344-347
Publisher: British Med Journal Publ Group
Issue Date: 2001
ISSN: 0959-535X
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John Dent, Roger Jones, Peter Kahrilas and Nicholas J Talley
Abstract: Gastro­oesophageal reflux disease is a potentially seri­ous condition that can greatly reduce patients' quality of life and carries a risk of oesophagitis and complica­tions. It is a common candition and a considerable burdin on healthcare resources. Most patients are managed in general practice, and effective manage­ment of the disease remains a challenge. Guidelines produced in Europe, the United States, and Canada do not given consistent recommendations.
Keywords: Humans; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Anti-Ulcer Agents; Esophagoscopy; Family Practice; Proton Pump Inhibitors
Rights: © 2001 BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
RMID: 0020012025
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.322.7282.344
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