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12 November 2020

At the meeting of 6 October 2020 the RMA:

Determined Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
peripheral artery disease 70/2020 71/2020
adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder 72/2020 73/2020
spinal adhesive arachnoiditis 74/2020 75/2020
conjunctivitis 76/2020 77/2020
dengue virus infection 78/2020 79/2020
malignant neoplasm of the cervix 80/2020 81/2020
photocontact dermatitis 82/2020 83/2020
tinnitus 84/2020 85/2020
otitic barotrauma 86/2020 87/2020
inflammatory bowel disease 90/2020 91/2020

Notes:

  • The investigation concerning 'atherosclerotic peripheral vascular disease' has resulted in the determination of Statements of Principles concerning peripheral artery disease.
  • The investigation concerning 'dengue fever' has resulted in the determination of Statements of Principles concerning dengue virus infection.

Determined New Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
toxic vestibulopathy 88/2020 89/2020

Determined Amendment Statements of Principles (SOPs) for:

Condition SOPs
intervertebral disc prolapse 92/2020

The above SOPs take effect from 30 November 2020.

Summary of Changes

Decided to Undertake Consultation regarding:

Condition Reasons for Decision Date for Final Decision
deep vein thrombosis Intention to remove one or more factors February 2021
pulmonary thromboembolism Intention to remove one or more factors February 2021

New Investigations

Decided to advertise the following investigations:

The above investigation notices appear in the Government Notices Gazette of 9 November 2020.