A growing, global condition linked to aging populations and obesity, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when an excess of gastric juice refluxes into the esophagus. This causes symptoms with or without associated esophageal mucosal injury (ie, esophagitis). Most patients respond well to medication, but identifying the patients who are at the most risk for serious complications is critical. Do you know which symptoms of GERD are most concerning as well as best diagnostic and management practices? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
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Cite this: B.S. Anand. Fast Five Quiz: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Practice Essentials - Medscape - Feb 06, 2023.