Cardiovascular disease risk management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in primary health care settings: findings from the Kanyini Audit
|Published:||21 September 2009|
Abstract – Background
Objective: To describe cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk management in Indigenous primary health care.
Design, setting and participants: Review of 1165 randomly selected case records of Indigenous Australian adults, aged ≥ 18 years, regularly attending eight health services in diverse settings in New South Wales, Queensland and Central Australia, October 2007 – May 2008.
Main outcome measure: Adherence to CVD risk screening and management guidelines, especially with respect to overall or absolute CVD risk.