9.           References

This contains references to sources and materials referenced in this report.

i. Elshaug, A et al (2016), “Appropriate Use Criteria”. Professor Elshaug is an internationally recognised health researcher and policy advisor from the University of Sydney and ministerial appointee to the Taskforce.

ii. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. Choosing Wisely: Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question. 2014. (accessed 16 August 2016).

iii. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. Choosing Wisely: tests, treatments and procedures clinicians and consumers should question. 2015. (accessed 16 August 2016) at: http://www.choosingwisely.org.au/recommendations/ranzcr

iv. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Clinical Practice Guidelines. Preventing Venous Thromboembolic Disease in Patients Undergoing Elective Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. 2011. (accessed 16 August 2016) at: http://www.aaos.org/research/guidelines/VTE/VTE_full_guideline.pdf

v. The Australian Commission on Quality and Safety in Health Care’s (ACQSHC). Atlas of Clinical Variation. 2015;

vi. Department of Health. Various Medicare Australia Data Medicare Australia 2016.