NCLEX Quiz # 973

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 973.


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Gastroesophageal reflux is backflow of gastric contents into the esophagus as a result of relaxation or incompetence of the lower esophageal or cardiac sphincter.

Most infants with gastroesophageal reflux have a mild problem that improves in about 1 year and requires medical therapy only.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease occurs when gastric contents reflux into the esophagus or oropharynx and produce symptoms.

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