New advice: pain management, rheumatology and rehabilitation
Imaging, benzodiazepines and spinal fusion have been questioned as appropriate interventions for low back pain and feature in three new lists of recommendations developed by our members and published by the Choosing Wisely Australia initiative this year.
Welcome to our newest members
We are excited to welcome seven new members to Choosing Wisely Australia, bringing the total number of official members and supporters of the initiative to 57 organisations.
Update on our 2018 National Meeting
Don’t miss out on your place at this year’s Choosing Wisely Australia National Meeting on 30 May in Canberra. Places are limited, so be sure to grab your early bird registration before Friday 20 April.
Choosing Wisely Australia in the media
There has been some prominent media coverage since our last newsletter that we wanted to share with our members and supporters.
Stewardship toolkit for clinical educators
The Health Resource Stewardship for Clinical educators contains educational material about the Choosing Wisely initiative for use in universities, hospitals and health professional colleges
5 questions to ask your doctor or other healthcare provider to make sure you end up with the right amount of care.