Gastroesophageal Reflux Scan
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Aspiration scan, GER scan, GERD scan, milk scan (pediatric patients).
To assess for gastric reflux in relation to heartburn, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, and aspiration.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. No other radionuclide scans or procedures using barium contrast medium should be scheduled within 24 to 48 hr before this procedure. Protocols may vary among facilities.
- Reflux less than or equal to 4% across the esophageal sphincter.
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Gastroesophageal Reflux Scan." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425144/1/Gastroesophageal_Reflux_Scan.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Gastroesophageal Reflux Scan. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425144/1/Gastroesophageal_Reflux_Scan. Accessed September 21, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Gastroesophageal Reflux Scan. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425144/1/Gastroesophageal_Reflux_Scan
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Gastroesophageal Reflux Scan [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425144/1/Gastroesophageal_Reflux_Scan.
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