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Live Webcast: Improving diagnosis and care for atrial fibrillation patients

The Heart Foundation hosted a free live webcast which included a panel discussion with expert authors of the new guidelines.

Guidelines and tools

Diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation

National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Australian Clinical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation 2018

National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand: Australian Clinical Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation 2018: Executive summary

The 2018 guidelines were developed by the National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHFA) in partnership with the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). These guidelines are endorsed by:   

  • The Stroke Foundation
  • Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC)
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS)
  • The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
  • The Council of Remote Area Nurses of Australia (CRANA)
  • Australian College of Nursing (ACN)
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) – approved as an accepted clinical resource

National Heart Foundation of Australia consensus statement: catheter ablation as a therapy for atrial fibrillation (2013)

Algorithms 2018 guidelines

Presentations 2018

Supporting documentation 2018 guidelines

Information for patients