Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Adults With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: An Update
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?
CER = comparative effectiveness review
CME = continuing medical education
GERD = gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Ip S, Chung M, Moorthy D, et al. Comparative Effectiveness of Management Strategies for Adults With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: An Update. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 29 (Prepared by the Tufts Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. HHSA 290-2007-10055-I). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2011. AHRQ Publication No. 11-EHC049-EF. Available at www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/gerdupdate.cfm.
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