Having indigestion or a consequent air of irritable bad temper.
- Four randomised controlled trials have confirmed that H pylori ‘test and treat’ is more cost effective than endoscopy, and many guidelines now recommend this approach for young dyspeptic patients.
- An H pylori test and treat strategy in high risk patients would result in prescription of eradication therapy in only 9.6% of all dyspeptic patients, 26% of whom would have a peptic ulcer.
- About 30% of dyspeptic patients did not respond to the eradication treatment.
bad-tempered, short-tempered, irritable, snappish, testy, tetchy, touchy, crabbed, crabby, crotchety, grouchy, cantankerous, peevish, cross, fractious, disagreeable, pettish, waspish, prickly, peppery, cross-grained;
Australian/New Zealand informal snaky
Words that rhyme with dyspepticaseptic, epileptic, nympholeptic, peptic, proleptic, sceptic (US skeptic), septic
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