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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

Advanced Health Professionals

Educator tools - Priorities in managing ARF in the acute setting

Table 7.2 - priorities in managing ARF in the acute settings from The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of ARF and RHD (3rd edition). A3 size for easy reading and printing.

Detailed Overview of Changes

This 16 minute video gives health professionals a detailed overview of changes now found in the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition).

Summary of Changes - 2020 Guideline for acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

This video summarises the important changes presented in The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition). The 2020 guideline replaces the 2nd edition which was released by RHDAustralia in 2012.

Key Information from 2020 Guideline 3rd edition

This document is a summary of key information from The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition).

The 2020 guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition)

Written by experts from across the country and developed in collaboration with key stakeholders and an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advisory group, the 3rd edition serves as the definitive guide to current acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease diagnosis and management in Australia.

E-Learning - RHDAustralia clinician modules

Featuring 15 different topics on ARF & RHD, this advanced education package was designed by clinicians for clinicians. Each module was developed in consultation with a clinical expert on the module topic. Aimed at clinicians and senior health staff, topics range from an introduction to acute rheumatic fever through to medical management of rheumatic heart disease.

Injection Reminder cards

Cards to record next appointment

Progression of disease from ARF and RHD poster

This flyer/poster shows the progression of the disease from ARF to RHD and investigations for ARF. It includes a summary of recommended care plans for  people with RHD. 

 

Balloon mitral valvuloplasty - live case

Prof Brian Bailey, Interventional Cardiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, presents a live case of balloon mitral valvuloplasty.
Presentation delivered at the Structural Heart Disease Australia Adult Congenital & Rheumatic Heart Disease Symposium 29th July 2017

Pregnancy and rheumatic heart disease case studies

Dr Lisa Simmons, Cardiologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, presents cases in rheumatic heart disease.

Presentation delivered at the Structural Heart Disease Australia Adult Congenital & Rheumatic Heart Disease Symposium 29th July 2017.

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