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The National Heart Foundation of Australia together with the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand launch new clinical guidelines

The National Heart Foundation of Australia together with the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand has launched two new clinical guidelines.

  • National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Australian clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation 2018 – Access the guidelines on the HF Website
  • National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Guidelines for the prevention, detection, and management of Heart Failure in Australia 2018 – Access the guidelines on the HF Website

These clinical guidelines assist health professionals to prevent, detect and manage atrial fibrillation and heart failure and are used by practising clinicians across all disciplines, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals.  Each guideline includes evidence-based recommendations that cover diagnosis, prevention, and management.

The atrial fibrillation guidelines are the first Australian guidelines on this topic. The heart failure guidelines to replace the 2011 update of the National Heart Foundation of Australia/Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (NHFA/CSANZ) Guidelines for the prevention, detection and management of chronic heart failure in Australia.

Read more on the creation and launch of the guidelines

Download the guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Atrial Fibrillation

Download the guidelines for the prevention, detection, and management of Heart Failure