Diagnostic value of the Reflux Disease Questionnaire in general practice.

  title={Diagnostic value of the Reflux Disease Questionnaire in general practice.},
  author={Marissa C Aanen and Mattijs E. Numans and Bas L. A. M. Weusten and Andr{\'e} J. P. M. Smout},
  volume={74 3-4},
OBJECTIVES This study determined the diagnostic and therapeutic response of the Reflux Disease Questionnaire (RDQ) using the symptom association probability (SAP) as reference. In addition, the RDQ's construct validity and its relationship to quality of life (QOL) were ascertained. METHODS Seventy-four patients with GORD symptoms (age 51 years (22-78); male 62%) derived from primary care completed the RDQ, GSRS and QOLRAD before and after a 2 weeks' course of esomeprazole 40 mg daily. The SAP… CONTINUE READING
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