Given a patient presenting with dyspepsia
A11.1.Perform a patient-centered interview and focused physical exam, list and interpret clinical findings
A11.2.Propose a relevant differential diagnosis that includes common causes of heartburn and less common but important causes of heartburn
A11.3.Propose an initial work-up plan for dyspepsia, including investigations i.e. recognize appropriate indications for H. Pylori testing and when to refer for endoscopic work-up
A11.4. Describe the approach of management of dyspepsia including non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic options


Dyspepsia - resident one page

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