Influence of organic and functional dyspepsia on work productivity: the HEROES-DIP study.

  title={Influence of organic and functional dyspepsia on work productivity: the HEROES-DIP study.},
  author={Guilherme Becker Sander and Luiz Edmundo Mazzoleni and Carlos Ferrnando de Magalh{\~a}es Francesconi and Gi{\'a}como Balbinotto and Felipe Mazzoleni and Andr{\'e} Castagna Wortmann and Israel de Quadros Cardoso and Alexandre Luis Klamt and Tobias Cancian Milbradt},
  journal={Value in health : the journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research},
  volume={14 5 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVES Dyspepsia is defined as persistent or recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort centered in the upper abdomen. Dyspepsia represents up to 8.3% of all primary care physician visits and causes huge economic costs to patients and to the economy as a whole. The aim of this study was to measure the influence of dyspepsia on work productivity of people within the Brazilian workforce. METHODS Adult patients were enrolled if they met the Roma III criteria for uninvestigated dyspepsia. All… CONTINUE READING
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