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GORD - the role of the acid pocket

GORD - the role of the acid pocket




July 11, 2016


May 22, 2017

Programme Description

This activity looks at the role of the acid pocket in GORD, including management of acid pocket in primary care.

Educational Objectives

  • Recall what the acid reflux paradox is
  • Describe the evidence that the acid pocket forms a ready source of acid for reflux
  • Review the role of alginates in managing GORD
  • Understand how to educate patients on the role of the acid pocket
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    This article was initiated, funded and reviewed by RB UK and published by MIMS.
    Date of preparation: June 2016; UK/G-NHS/1215/0046e

    The document was reviewed and approved by the authors and sponsoring company prior to publication


    Activity authors
    Dr Philip Woodland, consultant gastroenterologist and senior lecturer at the Royal London Hospital.
    Dr John O’Malley, GPSI in gastroenterology in Stockport

    Exam author
    Haymarket Medical


    This is an industry-supported learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (60 minutes learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

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