Diagnosing GERD and Dyspepsia
Patients who complain of upper gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms usually face a diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or functional dyspepsia.
Because the two conditions often overlap, it can be difficult to diagnose them properly. In fact, medical professionals often get it wrong. Researchers explored this, and found that bias is the reason. To learn more, view the slideshow, "Diagnosing GERD and Dyspepsia."