Prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in asthma.

  title={Prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in asthma.},
  author={Stephen K. Field and Margot F Underwood and Rollin Brant and Robert L. Cowie},
  volume={109 2},
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalences of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux (GER), reflux-associated respiratory symptoms (RARS), and reflux-associated beta-agonist inhaler use in asthmatics. DESIGN Questionnaire-based, cross-sectional analytic survey. SETTING Outpatient asthma and clinical research clinics attached to the University of Calgary tertiary care centre and two family practices. PATIENTS Asthma group consisted of 109 patients referred to an outpatient asthma clinic… CONTINUE READING
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