Gastroesophageal Reflux in the ICN Algorithm

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Gastroexophageal Reflux ICN Final

 


These guidelines do not establish a standard of care to be followed in every case. It is recognized that each case is different and those individuals involved in providing health care are expected to use their judgment in determining what is in the best interests of the patient based on the circumstances existing at the time. It is impossible to anticipate all possible situations that may exist and to prepare guidelines for each. Accordingly these guidelines should guide care with the understanding that departures from them may be required at times.


Algorithm Legend

Consider Upper GI, pH Probe and or Surgical Consultation for FundoplicationDid Symptoms Improve?Consider Pharmacologic TreatmentDid Symptoms Improve?Initiate Non-Pharmacologic InterventionsSigns/Symptons

 

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