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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

Strong Heart Strong Body: Information about rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

Booklet with information on signs and symptoms and how to manage rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. Illustrated information about rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. The booklet describes the following: what acute rheumatic fever is who can get rheumatic fever what to do if you think you have rheumatic fever how to stop rheumatic fever coming back why rheumatic fever is important how rheumatic heart disease is treated how long to have penicillin injections how penicillin protects the heart from rheumatic fever remembering to get your needle on time what to do when pregnant, if dental treatment or an operation is required. The resource also contains a chart for monitoring four weekly bicillin injections.
Organisation 
Qld Rheumatic Heart Disease Register & Control Program
Year of publication 
2010
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