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National Heart Foundation, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand
National Heart Foundation
This report outlines the updated guidelines of the National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Guidelines for the prevention, detection and management of chronic heart failure in Australia, 2006.
The guidelines have been developed from all available published evidence until 30 November 2010 for the most effective diagnosis, management and prevention of coronary heart failure. The aims of the guidelines are to obtain better health outcomes by improving the management of coronary heart failure and to reduce unwarranted variation from best practice treatment of coronary heart failure throughout Australia.
The target audiences includes general practitioners, general physicians, cardiologists, registrars and hospital resident medical officers, nurses and other allied health professionals, and educators.
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