Submission to Heart Foundation on Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation in Australia 2018


Summary

Date: 23 April 2018

The National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand sought feedback for a new publication – Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation in Australia 2018. The publication was developed to assist Australian medical practitioners in the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).

The RACGP provided several general comments on the guideline (including barriers to its use) and specific comments on the recommendations (including barriers to the clinical recommendations).