Resources

We have many resources available for consumers and health professionals including brochures, fact sheets and translated resources. All of our products are available free of charge.

Allergies

Unorthodox techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of allergy, asthma and immune disorders

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ASCIA has published a position statement on unorthodox techniques for diagnosis and treatment of allergy, asthma and immune disorders.

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) health professional information

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ASCIA provides information for health professionals, including clinical updates, action/treatment plans, checklists, position papers and guidelines.

Anaphylaxis resources

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ASCIA has produced an extensive range of resources to assist in the management of anaphylaxis (severe allergic reactions).

Ankle and knee imaging resources for clinicians

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Ankle and knee resources for clinicians, including guidelines, continuing professional development (CPD), and tools, calculators and apps.

Urinary tract infections

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The management of urinary tract infections (UTIs) is changing, although it can still include antibiotics. Learn more about diagnosis & treatment of UTIs.

Diagnostic imaging respiratory pathways

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Diagnostic imaging pathways are available for respiratory disorders, including bronchiectasis, pulmonary embolism, chest trauma, dyspnoea, lung cancer and haemoptysis.

Cardiovascular disease risk calculator

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The National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) provides guidelines and a calculator for management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk.

Guidelines on diagnostic imaging in the Emergency Department

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Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) provides guidelines for diagnostic imaging in the emergency department.

Cardiovascular disease risk calculator

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The National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) provides guidelines and a calculator for management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk.

Guidelines on diagnostic imaging in the Emergency Department

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Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) provides guidelines for diagnostic imaging in the emergency department.

Benzodiazepine dependence: reduce the risk

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Benzodiazepines are widely used and one of the most commonly misused classes of prescription drugs in Australia. Dependence on benzodiazepines is more likely to occur with prolonged use and is becoming of increasing concern. Read about benzodiazepine dependence risk on the NPS MedicineWise website.

Diagnostic imaging respiratory pathways

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Diagnostic imaging pathways are available for respiratory disorders, including bronchiectasis, pulmonary embolism, chest trauma, dyspnoea, lung cancer and haemoptysis.

Fatigue: a diagnostic approach

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Fatigue is often associated with lifestyle, psychosocial and physical causes, or a combination of these. Learn more about diagnosis of fatigue.

Proton pump inhibitors

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Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are indicated for heartburn, reflux, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and peptic ulcers. Learn more about prescribing PPIs.

Guidelines on diagnostic imaging in the Emergency Department

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Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) provides guidelines for diagnostic imaging in the emergency department.

Cardiovascular disease risk calculator

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The National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) provides guidelines and a calculator for management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk.

Proton pump inhibitors

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Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are indicated for heartburn, reflux, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and peptic ulcers. Learn more about prescribing PPIs.

Cardiovascular disease risk calculator

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The National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) provides guidelines and a calculator for management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk.

Cardiovascular disease risk calculator

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The National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) provides guidelines and a calculator for management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk.

Cardiovascular disease risk calculator

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The National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA) provides guidelines and a calculator for management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk.

Infant feeding advice

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ASCIA provides advice on breastfeeding and introduction of solid foods to infants in order to prevent or minimise development of allergies.

Guidelines on diagnostic imaging in the Emergency Department

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Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) provides guidelines for diagnostic imaging in the emergency department.

Guidelines on diagnostic imaging in the Emergency Department

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Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) provides guidelines for diagnostic imaging in the emergency department.

Changes to codeine access

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The “Choicies” Awards Kit

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There are many people championing Choosing Wisely Australia – demonstrating their commitment to promoting the principles of Choosing Wisely in their day-to-day activities.

Pregabalin and gabapentin

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Is pregabalin being prescribed for pain other than neuropathic pain? Is it being used according to guidelines and the best available evidence? Once prescribed, are patients receiving optimal benefit? Providing health professionals with answers to these questions is essential for ensuring accurate diagnosis, appropriate prescribing of neuropathic pain medicines and improved quality of life of patients with neuropathic pain. Read more about pregabalin and gabapentin from the NPS MedicineWise website.

Over-the-counter codeine

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Proton pump inhibitors

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Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are indicated for heartburn, reflux, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and peptic ulcers. Learn more about prescribing PPIs.

The prescribing cascade

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A prescribing cascade occurs when a new medicine is prescribed to 'treat' an adverse reaction to another drug in the mistaken belief that a new medical condition requiring treatment has developed. Read about the prescribing cascade on the Australian Prescriber website.

Older, safer, wiser

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The increasing morbidity and disability that accompanies ageing encourages a greater dependence on medicines to cure, slow the progression of, or reduce symptoms of disease. Read about medicines for an ageing population on the NPS MedicineWise website.

PSA testing for prostate cancer in asymptomatic men

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The NHMRC provides an evidence summary on prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing for prostate cancer in asymptomatic men.

Diagnostic imaging respiratory pathways

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Diagnostic imaging pathways are available for respiratory disorders, including bronchiectasis, pulmonary embolism, chest trauma, dyspnoea, lung cancer and haemoptysis.

Guidelines on diagnostic imaging in the Emergency Department

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Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) provides guidelines for diagnostic imaging in the emergency department.

Diagnostic imaging respiratory pathways

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Diagnostic imaging pathways are available for respiratory disorders, including bronchiectasis, pulmonary embolism, chest trauma, dyspnoea, lung cancer and haemoptysis.

End of life care in the Emergency Department

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The Emergency Care Institute (ECI) offers resources for health professionals managing patients who are reaching the end of life in the emergency department.

Urinary tract infections

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The management of urinary tract infections (UTIs) is changing, although it can still include antibiotics. Learn more about diagnosis & treatment of UTIs.

RCPA recommends targeted Vitamin D testing

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The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) announced a new position statement on the use and interpretation of vitamin D testing.