Capsule Commentary on Gawron et al., Proton Pump Inhibitor Prescriptions and Subsequent Use in US Veterans Diagnosed with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease


I n this single-center study conducted at the Hines, IL, VA Hospital, Gawron et al. examined characteristics of initial and subsequent proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) prescribing in veterans within 30 days of an ICD-9 code for gastroesophageal reflux disease in the outpatient setting. They found that of these initial PPI prescriptions, 23.3 % were high dose… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11606-013-2352-1