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Flashcards in Acid Reflux (GERD) Deck (4)
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1

What is the primary symptom of acid reflux (GERD)

Heartburn

2

What test confirms GERD

Barium swallow Fluoroscopy

3

What Malfunction allows reflux in GERD

Lower esophageal sphincter

4

What is the client teaching?

Low-fat, high protein diet, take antacids, avoid laying flat after meals

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