Medical Management of GERD
- Understand the evidence behind lifestyle modifications for treatment of GERD
- Review the options for pharmacologic management of GERD
- Discuss when to use step up versus step down therapy
- Recognize the over-utilization of PPIs for GERD management
- Feel comfortable to start and wean trial of PPI as well as to manage maintenance therapy for treatment of GERD
- Know when to refer to GI
Li, MD, Erica, "Medical Management of GERD" (2017). Department of Family & Community Medicine Presentations and Grand Rounds. Paper 219.