Cardiovascular risk assessment and diabetes screening, cardiovascular risk factor management, management of type 2 diabetes
The New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012 is the updated (third) edition of the original New Zealand Cardiovascular Guidelines Handbook (last revised in 2009). The latest 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 (updated 2013)
While the New Zealand Primary Care Handbook 2012 above remains the main reference for health care practitioners, this guide (doc, 1 MB) provides updates for CVD risk assessment, management and diabetes screening advice. This guide helps support and practitioners to deliver More heart and diabetes checksfor their patients. In addition to the guide, a quick reference sheet (pdf, 335 KB) summarises the key updates.
Order a hard copy
To order a copy of the Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment guide or the quick reference sheet, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and give your name, physical address, contact telephone number, how many copies you require and reference number.
- For the Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment guide, please quote reference number HP 5773.
- For the quick reference sheet, please quote reference number HP 5767.