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Guidelines for the assessment and management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk (2012)

Author

National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance

Publisher

Heart Foundation

City

Canberra

Type

Resource package

 

Description

This resource package was developed to assist health care professionals to assess their clients absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk. The package has guidelines and quick reference guides and includes videos titled:

The guidelines make recommendations for assessing and managing absolute CVD risk in adults aged over 45 years (35 years for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples) who are without known CVD. Risk assessment and management algorithms are provided.

The package is an initiative of the National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance (NVDPA).

Abstract adapted from Heart Foundation

Contact details

Heart Foundation
Unit 1, Level 1
17 - 23 Townshend Street
Phillip ACT 2606
PO Box 373
Mawson ACT 2607
Ph: (02) 6282 5744
Email: act@heartfoundation.org.au
Mail to: heartline@heartfoundation.com.au

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Last updated: 5 February 2014
 
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