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JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis
May 1, 2018

Management of Dyspepsia

Author Affiliations
  • 1University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
JAMA. 2018;319(17):1816-1817. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3435

Dyspepsia is epigastric pain that does not have predominant reflux symptoms.1 Dyspepsia is common, affecting approximately 20% of the global population, and is frequently encountered in primary care.1 Given the prevalence of dyspepsia and the low prevalence of underlying serious disease, evidence-based guidelines could potentially better align evaluation and treatment interventions with disease morbidity.