ABC - Radio interview - Health Report with Norman Swan


18 May 2015
Choosing Wisely is a global project that aims to let consumers and doctors know about tests and procedures which add little or no value - and it's an initiative that's come to Australia.

Their first report is about emergency departments - the gateway to hospitals, and some would say expensive versions of general practice for a significant percentage of their work.

The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine has issued six things people should question in EDs and one of the people involved with gathering the evidence to support them was Associate Professor Sally McCarthy, immediate past president of the College.

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Last reviewed 20 May 2015