Atlas 2018

The Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation, released on 11 December 2018, investigates healthcare use in four clinical areas: Paediatric and neonatal health, Cardiac tests, Thyroid investigations and treatments and Gastrointestinal investigations and treatments.

Healthcare areas and medicines examined

The Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation investigated:

  • Paediatric and neonatal health
  • Cardiac tests
  • Thyroid investigations and treatments
  • Gastrointestinal investigations and treatments.

It also examines national patterns in medicines use over time for four common groups of medicines:

  • Antipsychotics
  • Opioids
  • Antimicrobials
  • Medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Contents list and links

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