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- Issue date:
- 13 March 2012
- Document date:
- 13 February 2012
- Diseases & conditions
- Copyright status:
Copyright Held by Non-Crown Party
- 978-1-877509-44-5 (print), 978-1-877509-45-2 (online)
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The New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012 is the updated (third) edition of the original New Zealand Cardiovascular Guidelines Handbook (last revised in 2009).
This edition includes new content on the management of type 2 diabetes, weight management, stroke and transient ischaemic attack, heart failure and rheumatic fever.
The handbook provides summary guidance from a collection of guidelines and is intended as a convenient reference for health professionals.
Cardiovascular disease risk assessment and management for primary care
While the New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012 above remains a reference for health care practitioners, the Cardiovascular disease risk assessment and management for primary care provides updates for CVD risk assessment, management and diabetes screening advice.