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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

New Zealand Rheumatic Fever Guidelines Update 2014.

The Group A Streptococcal Sore Throat Management Guideline: Update 2014 is an update of the New Zealand Rheumatic Fever Guidelines (2008). This is accompanied by the updated Sore Throat Management Algorithm

The New Zealand Guidelines have been endorsed by New Zealand health professionals and are intended for use in New Zealand only. The Australian Guideline for Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rhuematic Heart Disease provides evidence based recommendations in the Australian context. 

An update of the New Zealand Diagnosis, Management and Secondary Prevention Guideline is due for publication shortly.