Ian G. Harnik
CME Objective: To review current evidence for diagnosis, treatment, practice improvement, and patient information for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Funding Source: American College of Physicians.
Disclosures: Dr. Harnik, ACP Contributing Author, has disclosed no conflicts of interest. Disclosures can also be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=M15-0359.
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Ian G. Harnik. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Ann Intern Med. 2015;163:ITC1. doi: 10.7326/AITC201507070
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2015;163(1):ITC1.
Esophageal Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Peptic Disease.
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