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ABC Catalyst - TV program - Too much medicine

Dr Maryanne Demasi examines how our relentless pursuit for good health could be making people sick. Includes mentions and interviews with Choosing Wisely Australia.

Could our relentless search for good health be making us sick? Advances in medicine have propelled health care to new heights. A vast array of diagnostic tests and drug therapies is now available but an increasing number of doctors now say that sometimes. “less is more” when it comes to medical interventions. They argue that excessive interventions are causing more harm than good.

This program includes an interview with Dr Robyn Lindner, from NPS MedicineWise (facilitating Choosing Wisely Australia). View the program.

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

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5 Questions

5 questions to ask your doctor or other healthcare provider to make sure you end up with the right amount of care.

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