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Cholesterol and heart health
Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes
National Heart Foundation of Australia & Cardiac Society of Australia and
New Zealand: Australian Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Acute
Coronary Syndromes 2016
Authors: Chew DP, Scott IA, Cullen L, et al
To view the article, click here
Clinical pathways management of chest pain
Common investigations in cardiovascular disease
Consumers Health Forum of Australia
CHF was engaged and funded by NPS MedicineWise as the lead agency to plan and implement a project, Consumer Health Literacy Segmentation Research.
The Consumer Segmentation Research contributes to improving consumer health literacy as it relates to quality use of medicines (QUM) through the implementation of research to:
1. Understand the current status of health literacy amongst Australians
2. Inform future NPS MedicineWise Grant activities
3. Support the principles and objectives of the National Medicines Policy.
To access the final report, click the image.
Coronary angiogram is a procedure to view the coronary arteries, to work out which ones may have narrowed and in the case of a heart attack the location of the blocked vessel. Also called catheterisation.
Visit this great site by St Vincent's Hospital about Angiograms
Coronary arteries : The blood vessels that supply the heart are called coronary arteries; they sit on the surface of the heart. They are approximately the size of a charging cable. My Heart, My Life Booklet One chapter one has a good image of coronary arteries.