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Lipid management clinical information and resources

Lipid management resources for health professionals

Guidelines and tools

The National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand 'Lipid management guidelines' (2001), and 'Position statement on lipid management' (2005) are now rescinded.

For up to date evidence-based guidance on lipid management refer to the below.

 Absolute risk management guidelinesGuidelines for primary cardiovascular disease prevention
 Reducing risk in heart disease: an expert guide to clinical practice for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. Melbourne: National Heart Foundation of Australia, 2012This resource has been retired as it is now out-of-date. If you wish to obtain a copy, please email clinicalevidence@heartfoundation.org.au

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