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Guidelines

This section provides information on guidelines about cardiovascular health of relevance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Please note that the information provided does not constitute a recommendation to use a particular guideline or protocol.

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Title Year Author Type
2011 update to National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand guidelines for the prevention, detection and management of chronic heart failure in Australia, 2006 2011 Krum, H. Jelinek, M.V. Stewart, S. Sindone, A. Atherton, J.J. Journal article
Aboriginal health promotion and chronic care partnership (AHPACC) initiative: guidelines and strategic directions 2011–14 2011 Victorian Department of Health Report
Acute coronary syndrome action guide 2012 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care Report
Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease reference guides 2005 National Heart Foundation of Australia Resource package
Best practice guidelines for health professionals: outpatient cardiac rehabilitation 2003 Queensland Health Report
Chronic disease guidelines: 3rd edition 2010 Queensland Health Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (Queensland Section) Apunipima Cape York Health Council Report
Clinical guidelines for stroke management 2010 2010 National Stroke Foundation Report
Clinical guidelines for stroke rehabilitation and recovery 2005 National Stroke Foundation Report
Diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever: quick reference guide for health professionals 2012 Heart Foundation Booklet
Guide to management of hypertension 2008: updated December 2010 2010 National Heart Foundation Report
Guidelines for the assessment and management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk 2012 National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance Resource package
Guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk 2012 National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance Report
Guidelines for the prevention, detection and management of chronic heart failure in Australia. Updated July 2011 2011 National Heart Foundation Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Report
Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council standing orders: 7th edition - 2012 2012 Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council Report
Kimberley chronic disease protocols 2010 Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council Resource package
Medical Specialist Outreach Assistance Program – Indigenous chronic disease 2009-2013 guidelines 2010 Australian Department of Health and Ageing Report
National clinical guidelines for acute stroke management 2007 National Stroke Foundation Report
National guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: second edition 2012 National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Report
Practice Incentives Program: Indigenous health incentive guidelines - August 2013 2013 Department of Human Services Report
Practice review — type 2 diabetes priorities and targets 2012 NPS Medicinewise Electronic source
Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: new guidelines, technologies and therapies 2013 Nelson, M.R. Doust, J.A. Journal article
Reducing risk in heart disease 2007: guidelines for preventing cardiovascular events in people with coronary heart disease: updated 2008 2008 National Heart Foundation of Australia Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Report
Reducing risk in heart disease 2007: a summary guide for preventing cardiovascular events in people with coronary heart disease: updated 2008 2008 National Heart Foundation of Australia Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Report
Reducing risk in heart disease: an expert guide to clinical practice for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: updated 2012 2012 National Heart Foundation of Australia Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Report
Remote Health Atlas 2013 Northern Territory Department of Health Electronic source
Rheumatic fever (acute) 2011 Public Health, Western Australia Electronic source
The Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (2nd edition): quick reference guides 2012 Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia National Heart Foundation of Australia Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Report
The Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: 2nd edition 2012 Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia National Heart Foundation of Australia Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Report
The Australian guidelines for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease: for mobile devices 2012 Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia Resource package
The diagnosis and management of chronic rheumatic heart disease - an Australian guideline 2008 Walsh, W. Brown, A. Carapetis, J. Journal article
Transient ischemic attack and stroke action guide 2012 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care Report
Utility of auscultatory screening for detecting rheumatic heart disease in high-risk children in Australia's Northern Territory 2013 Roberts, K.V. Brown, A.D.H. Maguire, G.P. Atkinson, D.N. Carapetis, J.R. Journal article
Utility of exercise electrocardiography testing for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease in a remote Australian setting 2013 Hurune, P.N. O’Shea, J.M. Maguire, G.P. Hewagama, S.S. Journal article
World Heart Federation criteria for echocardiographic diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease—an evidence-based guideline 2012 Reményi, B. Wilson, N. Steer, A. Ferreira, B. Kado, J. Kumar, K. Lawrenson, J. Maguire, G. Marijon, E. Mirabel, M. Mocumbi, A.O. Mota, C. Paar, J. Saxena, A. Scheel, J. Stirling, J. Viali, S. Balekundri, V.I. Wheaton, G. Zühlke, L. Carapetis, J. Journal article
 
Last updated: 5 February 2014
 
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