The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

ARF RHD guideline

The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) (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 ARF and RHD diagnosis and management in Australia.

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Summary of changes

This five-minute video summarises the key changes in the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition). It has been made for people already familiar with the previous edition (2nd edition).

 

Key information

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).

For further information about the new guideline, visit the RHDAustralia website.

 

Title
The 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease
Resource Type
Guideline, Protocol or Manual
Date of release
2020
Authors

RHDAustralia, Menzies School of Health Research

Audience
Health Workforce
Research Area
Rheumatic Heart Disease (click to see resources in this area)
Keywords
Rheumatic Heart Disease, heart
Link
https://www.rhdaustralia.org.au/system/files/fileuploads/arf_rhd_guidelines_3rd_edition_final.pdf
Email us
info@rhdaustralia.org.au