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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.
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
The following databases are available to college fellows and trainees through the ANZCA library.
A comprehensive and trustworthy list of both prescription and illegal drugs. Offers detailed and straight-forward information such as what drugs look like, the short and long-term effects, withdrawals and getting help.
healthfinder.gov has resources on a wide range of health topics selected from approximately 1,400 United States government and non-profit organizations to bring you the best, most reliable health information on the Internet.
Empowered patients take greater responsibility and are more accountable for their own care. Yet many patients have little influence in matters that impact them most. Learn how to boost the patient voice and create innovative patient-provider partnerships.
Download NEJM Catalyst's new eBook, The Power of the Patient Voice, to find candid and actionable advice from NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members. We couple one-on-one interviews with executives, clinical leaders, clinicians, and patient advocates with data gleaned from a year of Insights Council surveys to illustrate where and how to amplify the patient voice.
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