Dyspepsia

  • Perform a patient-centered history and focused physical exam for a patient with dyspepsia
  • Propose a relevant differential diagnosis for dyspepsia
  • Propose an initial investigation plan for dyspepsia, including appropriate indications for H. Pylori testing and when to refer for endoscopic work-up
  • Propose non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management strategies for dyspepsia

Core Resources

Dyspepsia - resident one page

Wong S, Laraya N. Dyspepsia One-Page Primer. DFCM Open. 2010. Available at: http://dfcmopen.com. Attribution CC BY-NC-ND

Dyspepsia CPG June 2016

Toward Optimized Practice (TOP) Dyspepsia Working Group. 2009 Jan. Diagnosis and treatment of chronic undiagnosed dyspepsia in adults: clinical practice guideline. Edmonton, AB: Toward Optimized Practice. Available from: http://www.topalbertadoctors.org

Cough. Family and Community Medicine Clerkship Core Curriculum Module

Young S, Mardimae A.  Cough.  Family and Community Medicine Clerkship Core Curriculum Module.  University of Toronto.  March 2018.doi:10.1038/ajg.2017.154

ACG Clinical Guideline: Treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection

Chey, W. et al. American Journal of Gastroenterology: February 2017 – Volume 112 – Issue 2 – p 212-239

Supplemental Resources

The Toronto Consensus for the Treatment ofHelicobacter pyloriInfection in Adults

Fallone C, Chiba A, et al. The Toronto Consensus for the Treatment ofHelicobacter pyloriInfection in Adults. Gastroenterology. 2016. 151 (1) 51-69. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2016.04.006