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When a patient presents to an emergency department or urgent care centre, they should be given the best available information.

This updated fact sheet helps ensure clinicians and patients have access to easy-to-read information about different emergency conditions.

Give this fact sheet to your patients when discharging them from an emergency department or urgent care centre.

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Download our fact sheet  to provide your patients with easy to follow guidance on ankle sprains.

This fact sheet has the #withconsumers tick from the Consumers Health Forum of Australia

Ankle sprains happen to people of all ages. They occur when you ‘roll your ankle’, which over-stretches the ligaments, which are the fibrous bands that hold the ankle bones together.

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Centre of Clinical Excellence - Acute
Safer Care Victoria

Page last updated: 15 Jan 2021

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