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This video provides a snapshot of a patient/family story which has been paired with clinical detail to raise awareness of rheumatic heart disease.
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The link will take you to a pre-filtered list of rheumatic heart disease related publications, administered by Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet...
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Animated cartoon style video about ARF and RHD, why Bicillin injections are important and why sore throats need to be taken seriously and see a...
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Animated cartoon style video about ARF and RHD, why Bicillin injections are important and why sore throats need to be taken seriously and see a...
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This Stayin' Strong message featuring Eddie Masina is a segment of a larger interview Eddie Masina did with 98.9FM - Brisbane Indigenous Media...
A 6 minute video from the Take Heart film. What is Rheumatic Heart Disease? Rheumatic Heart Disease, or RHD, starts in children as an infection...
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To prevent acute rheumatic fever recurrence, secondary prophylaxis with bicillin (BPG) is required. It is given as an intramuscular (IM) injection...
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One page detail about BPG injection administration. To prevent acute rheumatic fever recurrence, secondary prophylaxis with benzathine penicillin G (...
An 18‐year‐old lies in bed in a lower‐income country. He has just experienced an embolic stroke that originated on his infected mechanical mitral...
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The prognosis of young Indigenous Australians diagnosed with severe RHD is bleak; interventions must focus on earlier detection and treatment if the...
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Echocardiographic screening for RHD is cost-effective in our context, assuming that RHD can be detected ≥2 years earlier by screening. Our model can...
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This radio program provides information on rheumatic heart disease (RHD). RHD affects many people living in regional and remote communities across...
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This flyer includes sections on signs of an iGAS infection, how the infection is spread, and how to stop an iGAS infection. A great, easy to...
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Hosted by Charlie King, OAM, the Rheumatic Heart Disease forum was held in Darwin in 2016, with discussion from experts, people with RHD and carers...
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There is a 30-50% increased cardiac workload in pregnancy. When a woman has rheumatic heart disease this can impact in a couple of ways. She may not...
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