Evidence-based recommendations for GERD treatment

Nurse Pract. 2013 Aug 10;38(8):26-34; quiz 34-5. doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000431881.25363.84.


Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common presentation in primary care. New research findings have implications for the diagnosis and management of GERD. The purpose of this article is to synthesize current research related to the diagnosis and management of GERD in adults and to make practice recommendations.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Evidence-Based Nursing*
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux / epidemiology
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux / nursing*
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux / physiopathology
  • Humans
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Primary Care Nursing
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic