Our latest research and evaluations is published regularly in:
- 7 June 2017
Evaluation: GP survey results for Chronic pain program
Has management of chronic pain in general practice changed?
- 6 June 2017
Dose confusion with paracetamol/ibuprofen combinations
Avoid potential confusion about new fixed-dose combinations of paracetamol with ibuprofen.
- 20 April 2017
Quick primer on idarucizumab and NOAC-associated bleeding
What is idarucizumab (Praxbind), and why was it developed? When is idarucizumab prescribed, and when is it not?
- 19 April 2017
Idarucizumab (Praxbind) for dabigatran (Pradaxa) reversal: what you should know
Idarucizumab is an emergency reversal agent for dabigatran. Learn about appropriate follow-up after use of idarucizumab.
- 16 February 2017
GP survey results: where to start with osteoporosis
NPS MedicineWise launched a visiting program for health professionals about osteoporosis in October 2015. Find out what GPs thought of it, and whether it changed their practice.
- Medicinewise News
- 2 February 2017
The value of spirometry in clinical practice
Spirometry measures airflow into and out of the lungs and is used in the diagnosis of COPD and asthma. It is underused in Australian medical practice. Find out more about spirometry.
- 11 November 2016
Antibiotic resistance in Australia: here and now
Antibiotic resistance is a problem right now. Read the latest evidence on antibiotic resistance in Australia and find out what health professionals and patients can do to help.
- Medicinewise News
- 26 September 2016
Acute knee pain presentations in middle-aged patients: what is the role of MRI?
Knee pain is a common symptom among middle-aged or older people and one that often prompts them to visit their GPs. Learn about the role of MRI in diagnosis.
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