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Rheumatic Heart Disease Australia

RHD Resouces

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This education package provides the health workforce with a basic understanding of best-practice approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and...
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This fourteen-part educational series on rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) aired on the Yolŋu Radio Service (Northern Territory...
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This chapter from the quick reference guide focuses on secondary prophylaxis of ARF. In someone who is known to have had ARF, secondary prophylaxis...
This chapter from the quick reference guide focuses on assessment and managment of patients with known rheumatic valvular disease before pregnancy...
This chapter from the quick reference guide focuses on the long-term management of RHD to prevent ARF recurrences, and prevention of the progression...
This chapter from the quick reference guide focuses on secondary prevention of further episodes of ARF as a priority. Secondary prophylaxis with...
This chapter from the quick reference guide focuses on patients with suspected ARF (first episode or recurrence). They should be hospitalised as soon...
This chapter from the quick reference guide focuses on an accurate diagnosis of ARF. Overdiagnosis results in unnecessary treatment over a long time...
This chapter from the quick reference guide focuses on primary prevention of ARF, to limit the incidence of disease by controlling causes and risk...
These quick reference guides are derived from The Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and...
This comprehensive guideline provides information on preventative action, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart...
This full-colour flipchart is specifically targeted at an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audience for whom English is not a first language. It...
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This 1 minute rap (performed by students of the Cape Music Institute) raises awareness about the importance of penicillin in preventing sore throats...
Booklet with information on signs and symptoms and how to manage rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease. Illustrated information about rheumatic...
World Heart Federation criteria for echocardiographic diagnosis of rheumatic heart disease—an evidence-based guideline, by Bo Reményi, Nigel Wilson,...
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