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Clinical guidelines

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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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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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Video series & Podcasts Early Diagnosis of cerebral palsy | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is a non-profit that provides services to thousands of people with a disability and their families. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a physical disability that affects the way that a person moves.

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Recommendations for use of Sentinel node biopsy in early (operable) breast cancer | Cancer Australia

This guideline includes statements and recommendations based on available, high-level evidence about the use of sentinel node biopsy in women with early (operable) breast cancer. The guideline aims to provide health professionals with information to assist in making management recommendations for improved patient outcomes. NBOCC* also develops information specifically for

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Health checks men should have -

Check out the screening tests, examinations and self-checks that all men should do to stay as healthy as possible and detect conditions as early as possible to improve outcomes.

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The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia: tests, treatments and procedures clinicians and consumers should question

Recommendations from The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia on urinary tract infections, PSA testing, vitamin D deficiency screening, serum tumor marker tests & hyperlipidaemia.

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Our work in perinatal mental health

The beyond babyblues program was created to address the debilitating impact of perinatal mental health conditions on the mother, infant and family

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Diabetes Eye Health Guide | Fred Hollows

The Diabetes Eye Health Guide is a practical & informative document developed for primary health professionals on managing diabetic retinopathy.

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Waist-to-hip Ratio Calculator -

Work out your waist to hip ratio with our easy calculator. Storing fat around your waist rather than your hips puts you at risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Skin cancer risks and early signs | National Centre for Farmer Health

Farming men and women and agricultural workers spend a lot of time working outdoors. Without appropriate protection they can be increasing their risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer can be a life-threatening condition and protecting skin from Ultraviolet (UV) radiation should be taken very seriously. Read more...

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