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KISS - Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors

04 September 2018 - Dr Chandelle Whitfield

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are commonly prescribed in Australia.  While they have an important role in the treatment of a number of conditions, they are often continued long-term unnecessarily. Over recent years there have been a number of studies flagging potential risks of their long-term use.

This KISS explores the limited indications for long-term PPI prescription, potential safety concerns and when dose reduction or cessation may be more appropriate. Download the KISS summary here.

Hot Topics GP Update

These KISS summaries are a taster of the NB Medical / Medcast Hot Topics workshop series. The live workshop series for 2018 is complete and we are busy planning the 2019 events.

However, you may be interested in our online course where you can watch video recordings of the presentations, and access the online workbook and KISS summaries. Read more about the online course here.

Dr Chandelle Whitfield
Dr Chandelle Whitfield

Chandelle is a GP and Medical Educator on the Central Coast of NSW. 

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