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Treatment of Laryngopharyngeal Reflux

I am in a clinical doctorate program and need to complete a capstone project (dissertation lite) on treatment of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). I have partially completed my literature review on treatment approaches to LPR, but need to finish it. I also need the methods section with a minimum of 3 participants, results, and discussion. In this program, the average total length of capstone projects is 65 pages: Intro 2-3 pgs, Lit review 20-40 pages, Methods 5-10 pages, Results 5-10 pages, Discussion/Conclusion 5-15 pages. I need to get approval from the Institutional Review Board (IRB), but will get expedited review status because nothing will be invasive. Participants — community dwelling adults with suspected LPR based on Reflux Symptom Index >13. Question — Does using highly alkaline water (>9.0 pH) for hydration result in reduced LPR symptoms and increase quality of life? This will be a single subject AB design.