National guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk

Timothy Usherwood
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10248
Published online: 2 September 2013

To the Editor: Guidelines for the management of absolute cardiovascular disease risk, published recently by the National Vascular Disease Prevention Alliance, contain the following evidence-based recommendations (EBRs) for choice of blood pressure-lowering therapy:

  • Timothy Usherwood

  • Department of General Practice, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.


Competing interests:

I was an author of the Australian guidelines for chronic kidney disease management in general practice,6 and the National guide to a preventive health assessment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.7


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