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What resources are available on absolute cardiovascular disease risk?

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The Guidelines for the Management of Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk, released in May 2012,  incorporates and builds on the previous NVDPA Guidelines for the Assessment of Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk (2009) and consolidates a number of other evidence-based guidelines to provide clear guidance to prevent first-ever CVD events.

The full management guideline, Quick reference guide for health professionals and consumer resource can be accessed here

The NVDPA Guidelines for the Assessment of Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk (2009) can be downloaded from the National Heart Foundation of Australia's webpage on absolute risk.

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An initiative of the National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance

Heart Foundation
Stroke Foundation
www.cvdcheck.org.au