Prevalence of upper gastrointestinal symptoms in the general population: a systematic review.

@article{Heading1999PrevalenceOU,
  title={Prevalence of upper gastrointestinal symptoms in the general population: a systematic review.},
  author={R C Heading},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology. Supplement},
  year={1999},
  volume={231},
  pages={
          3-8
        }
}
  • R C Heading
  • Published 1999 in
    Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology…
BACKGROUND A systematic review was undertaken of all studies published as of December 1997, on the population prevalence of upper gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms. METHODS Studies excluded from consideration were those conducted on subjects attending hospital or primary care clinics, or who were hospitalized or institutionalized; or where studies were conducted in the workplace or on occupational groups. Studies meeting the following criteria were included in the comparative analysis: period… CONTINUE READING

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