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GERD

Living with Acid Reflux Disease

Paperback
July 2015
9781942270058
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    20th July 2015
  • ISBN 9781942270058
  • Language English
  • Pages 150 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$21.95
E-Book
June 2015
9781942270683
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    22nd June 2015
  • ISBN 9781942270683
  • Language English
  • Pages 150 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$9.95
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June 2015
9781942270676
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  • Publisher
    Mercury Learning & Information
  • Published
    22nd June 2015
  • ISBN 9781942270676
  • Language English
  • Pages 150 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
$74.95

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux, is a very common condition affecting around 20-40 % of the population over a one year period. This book describes all the essential features of GERD for the general public in an engaging and stimulating manner that facilitates learning and reinforcement. This is accomplished by applying methods that accommodate various learning styles, including the use of illustrations, tables, charts, and boxes that highlight definitions, facts, or website links for more detailed information.

FEATURES:

• Provides questions and answers about the features, definitions, and descriptions of GERD
• Includes numerous in-text Web links to WebMD, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USDA, the CDC, pharmaceutical companies, YouTube, and other sites with animations, diets, practical case studies, and tools related to GERD.

SELECTED TOPICS:

Causes, risk factors, symptoms, degrees of GERD, anatomy and physiology of the esophagus, lower esophageal sphincter and stomach as it relates to GERD, complications, diagnostic tests, and treatments based on lifestyle modifications, medications, endoscopic procedures, and surgery, diets.

David Olle

David Olle is a freelance medical and science writer. His areas of expertise include oncology, biostatistics, biochemical tests, human and animal nutrition, animal production and breeding, veterinary medicine, infectious diseases, and complementary and alternative medicine.