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Evidence-based medicine

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Guiding principles for medication management in residential aged care facilities - A guide for residents and carers

The Guiding Principles for Medication Management in Residential Aged Care Facilities promote the safe, quality use of medicines and medication management in your aged care home. The Guiding Principles are published by the Australian Government and are based on evidence and advice from experts, providers and users of medicines in health and aged care services.

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Medical Info | NPS MedicineWise

Free, independent, evidence-based info on medicines, health conditions & medical tests for health professionals & consumers.

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Quality Use of Medicines (QUM)

This section contains information on the Quality Use of Medicines and related programs.

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Medicines and poisons

When medicines and poisons are used properly they can be of great help, for example in treating illness, controlling agricultural pests and making effective household cleaning products

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Illness & complementary medicine

Illness and complementary medicine Caring for yourself when you are unwell When youre unwell, you need to take extra care As a person with diabetes when you are sick, your bodys increased production of stress hormones will cause your blood glucose levels to rise Make sure you keep a list of contact numbers for your doctor, credentialled diabetes educator, hospital and ambulance by the phone

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Complementary Therapies

Complementary therapies is often used to describe treatments used alongside, or integrated with, evidence-based conventional medical treatments.

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Levi Tablets - myDr.com.au

Levi Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Keppra Oral Tablets - myDr.com.au

Keppra Oral Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Levitaccord Tablets - myDr.com.au

Levitaccord Tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

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Medicines and Procedures - Pain Management - painHEALTH

Learn about the various types of medicines and procedures that are available that may be able to form part of your musculoskeletal pain management plan

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