Spectrum of pathology in which gastric reflux causes symptoms and damage to esophageal mucosa
Reflux esophagitis vs. nonerosive reflux disease
40% of general population experience symp...
Heartburn (or pyrosis)
Typical signs and symptoms:
Esophageal pain may mimic angina
Airway may need active control secondary to vomiting
ABCs need to be evaluated
IV fluid resuscitation for blood loss or...
Significant esophageal bleeding
Uncontrolled reactive asthma
Starvation and failure to thrive
GERD therapy should include lifestyle changes.
In patients with worse than mild and intermittent GERD symptoms initiate acid-suppressive therapy.
In patients with GERD and moderate t...
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DeVault KR, Castell DO, American Coll...
530.11 Reflux esophagitis
530.81 Esophageal reflux
K21 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease
K21.0 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease with esophagitis
K21.9 Gastro-esophageal reflux disease withou...
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