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Patient information for physicians: OVERVIEW

Medical professionals can use this guide to find high quality, current and authoritative patient information hand-outs and education resources, written for the health consumer.

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  • Patient-focused anaesthesia information 
  • Patient information databases
  • Consumer-directed websites ‚Äč

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Spotlight: Great resource for patients

All About Anaesthesia by the Australian Society of Anaesthetists

Includes explanations on what anaesthesia is, how anaesthetics are given, and how anaesthetists care for patients. People can also learn how anaesthetics affect them and how they can affect your anaesthetic.

Patient information databases

Subscription databases

Access Medicine logo

AccessMedicine - patient education handouts.


ClinicalKey logoClinicalKey - patient education resources.


Trip database logo

Trip searches across best evidence resources and guidelines. Search for the topic and filter by 'Patient decision aids' or 'Patient information sheets'.

Free databases

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