From "A Practice-Based Approach for Converting from Proton Pump Inhibitors to Less Costly Therapy" Effective Clinical Practice, November/December 2001. 4:263-270.
Figure 1. Guidelines for use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) (lansoprazole). This guideline was distributed to clinicians as part of the intervention. BID = twice daily; EGD = esophagogastroduodenoscopy; ENT = ear, nose, and throat; GERD = gastroesophageal reflux disease; GI = gastrointestinal; QD = every day; VISN = Veterans Integrated Service Networks.>