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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 gastritis.

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

Gastritis is a medical condition where the lining of the stomach becomes inflamed. Inflammation refers to a physical condition in which a part of the body becomes irritated, reddened, swollen and often painful.

It may occur as a brief and sudden attack, as an ongoing condition, or as part of a medical illness. Treatment involves lifestyle changes and may involve medication.

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Centre of Clinical Excellence - Acute
Safer Care Victoria

Page last updated: 15 Jan 2021

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