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Clinical guidelines

Clinical guidelines bring together the best available evidence to underpin recommendations and practices for the prevention and treatment of disease, as well as best healthcare practices.

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International Diagnostic Guidelines

In Australia there are currently no nationally recognised clinical guidelines for the screening and diagnosis of FASD. However, the Australian FASD Collaboration has developed a national diagnostic instrument for FASD. It is hoped that this will be tested in 2013-14. As part of this process clinical guidelines will be developed for its use. For more information about diagnosis in Australia go to What is FASD?

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Perinatal Systematic Literature Review

A Systematic Literature Review (SLR) was conducted to inform the development of the Perinatal Clinical Practice Guidelines.

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Best practice guidelines

Best Practice Guidelines The following best-practice guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and management of diabetes that have been developed for health professionals by medical experts and researchers

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For health professionals and researchers | Cancer Australia Children's Cancers

Information for health professionals about children's cancer, clinical practice guidelines, how to talk to children with cancer and their families, immunisation, professional development and more.

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Procedures and requirements for meeting the 2011 NHMRC standard for clinical practice guidelines | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Consensus-Based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Volatile Substance Use in Australia | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Clinical Practice Guidelines on Antenatal Magnesium Sulphate Prior to Preterm Birth for Neuroprotection of the Fetus, Infant and Child | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Follow up of women with epithelial ovarian cancer | Cancer Australia

A clinical practice guideline developed by Cancer Australia* ISBN: 978-1-74127-169-0 Cancer Australia 2011 * In July 2011, National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre (NBOCC) amalgamated with Cancer Australia to form a single national agency, Cancer Australia, to provide leadership in cancer control and improve outcomes for Australians affected by cancer.

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Perinatal mental health questionnaires

Perinatal mental health questionnaires

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Perinatal mental health

A key focus of beyondblue's beyond babyblues program is to support and advise health professionals on best practice surrounding mental health disorders

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