The NPS MedicineWise Patient Action Plan is a valuable resource to help
discuss STEPPING UP to PPIs with your patients.17

patient action plan

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17. NPS MedicineWise. Patient Action Plan and fact sheet, Heartburn and reflux: Manage your medicine [Internet]. Sydney: NPS MedicineWise; 2018 [updated 2018 Jun 26]. Available at: www.nps.org.au/news/stepping-the-appropriate-path-with-gord-medicines. Accessed September 2019.

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