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Table 1 NT PCDS recommended clinical service items for ischaemic heart disease and hyperlipidaemia

From: Early identification and preventive care for elevated cardiovascular disease risk within a remote Australian Aboriginal primary health care service

CVD secondary prevention services scheduled to be delivered once every 6 months
Consultations With RAN or AHW, MO
Brief Interventions Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol, Physical activity, Emotional wellbeing
Clinical/lab services Weight, Waist, Blood pressure, Lipids measurement
CVD secondary prevention services scheduled to be delivered once every 12 months
Consultation With Physician
Interventions Influenza vaccination, Care planning
Clinical/lab services ECG, ACR, FBE, LFT, EUC, BGL
  1. Notes: NT PCDS = Northern Territory Preventable Chronic Disease Strategy, CVD = cardiovascular disease, RAN = remote area nurse, AHW = Aboriginal health worker, MO = medical officer, ECG = electrocardiograph, ACR = urinary albumin creatinine ratio, FBE = full blood examination, LFT = liver function tests, EUC = electrolytes, urea and creatinine, BGL = blood glucose level.