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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Rheumatic heart disease: all but forgotten (2008)

Author

Rural Health Education Foundation

Publisher

Rural Health Education Foundation

City

Canberra

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

This 2008 online video raises the awareness of health professionals to population groups within Australia at risk of rheumatic heart disease (RHD), and examines strategies developed jointly by the National Heart Foundation and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand for best practice to address the treatment, control and eradication of ARF and RHD. (Note: Some of the content in the video may now be outdated; for the most up-to-date information about RHD control in Australia see the 2012 guidelines.)

The video covers:

Rural Health Education Foundation ceased operations in 2014. The resource can now be viewed on YouTube.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This DVD provides useful background information for the health professional who would like to learn more about rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. This resource is not Indigenous specific.

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Last updated: 4 November 2015
 
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