necessary to rule out cardiac etiology before considering a diagnosis of the

Necessary to rule out cardiac etiology before

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necessary to rule out cardiac etiology before considering a diagnosis of the gastroesophageal reflux disease. Best Medication for the Treatment for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)To treat the gastroesophageal reflux disease, the medications considered best are proton pump inhibitors such as Omeprazole and Dexlansoprazole. Thought to be the most effective inhibitors of acid secretion available, proton pump inhibitors act by permanently hindering the H+/K+ ATPase enzyme (Orlando, 2016). Subsequently, they trigger a long-lasting reduction in the production of gastric acid that damage the lining of the stomach. Iwakiri et al. (2016) note that the superior acid-suppression properties of proton-pump inhibitors make them ideal for
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NURSING3short-term management of gastroesophageal reflux disease and the allied Helicobacter pylori andgastric and duodenal ulcers. Labs or Other Diagnostic Tests That Are Used To Confirm Gastroesophageal RefluxDisease (GERD)To accurately confirm the diagnosis of the gastroesophageal reflux disease, and to check for any possible complications, it would be prudent to order various tests. The first test would entail an upper endoscopy. Fundamentally, it involves inserting a thin flexible endoscope down the throat to examine the stomach and the esophagus. Its essence is that it helps to detect esophagitis and other complications (Orlando, 2016). The test also helps to collect biopsy for
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