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Ian Harris, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, UNSW and Professor Paul Myles, Chair of the Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Monash University Surgery may not be the best option for a good health outcome. If the surgeon’s decision is in line with evidence from scientific studies, there’s little problem....

Sarah Russell, Principal Researcher, Research Matters; Research Officer, Monash University More than 170,000 older Australians live in aged care homes. Of those, 83% are classified as requiring high care. The management of these complex conditions, and combinations of conditions, requires the skill of experienced registered nurses, supported by doctors and...

Nikki McCaffrey, Health Economist with Palliative Care Clinical Studies Collaborative (PaCCSC), Dept Palliative & Supportive Services & Flinders Health Economics Group (FHEG), Flinders University Where do you want to die? Provided symptoms can be controlled, most people at the end of life prefer to die at home. However, just over...