Decision Aid Summary

Title Treatment Options for GERD or Acid Reflux Disease: A Review of the Research for Adults.
Audience Adults diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) wanting to know what research says about the treatment options.
Options included Medicines.
Endoscopic Treatments.
Lifestyle changes.
Year of last update or review 2011
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Where was it developed?
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Health condition GERD
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Spanish
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
5 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.