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Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Adults With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: An Update

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Clinical Questions Addressed by the CER (3 of 3)

In preparing the report on which this CME activity is based, the authors aimed to answer three Key Questions. Key Question 3 is listed below:

  • What are the short-term and long-term adverse events associated with specific medical, surgical, and other, newer forms of therapies for GERD?
  • Does the incidence of adverse events vary with duration of followup, specific surgical intervention, or patient characteristics?

Abbreviations:
CER = comparative effectiveness review
CME = continuing medical education
GERD = gastroesophageal reflux disease