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Choosing autism interventions for children | Raising Children Network

Autism interventions for your child are an investment. Heres how to choose evidence-based interventions that are a good fit for your family and resources.

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Department of Health | 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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Department of Health | Quality Use of Medicines (QUM)

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

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Australasian College for Emergency Medicine: tests, treatments and procedures clinicians and consumers should question

Recommendations from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine on CT scans for head injury & renal colic, end-of-life care, cervical spine (neck) imaging & coagulation studies.

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Extemporaneously compounded medicines | Issue 1 | Volume 40 | Australian Prescriber

Compounded medicines are not generally assessed for safety and efficacy. Read more about their regulation and short-term expiry dates.

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Illness and 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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Children's medicines and medications | Raising Children Network

When kids are sick, you want to help them feel better. But it can be hard to know whether children’s medicine and medications will help. Our guide explains.

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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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Asthma & Complementary Therapies - National Asthma Council Australia

A complementary therapy is any healing practice that is not considered to be part of conventional (mainstream) medicine. Complementary therapies, however, may b

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