TITLE

The 2003 Canadian recommendations for dyslipidemia management: Revisions are needed

AUTHOR(S)
Manuel, Douglas G.; Tanuseputro, Peter; Mustard, Cameron A.; Schultz, Susan E.; Anderson, Geoffrey M.; Ardal, Sten; Alter, David A.; Laupacis, Andreas
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/12/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 8, p1027
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a controversy surrounding the recommendations of the 2003 Canadian guidelines for the management and treatment of dyslipidemia. Comparison of the recommendations of the 2000 and 2003 Canadian guidelines for the management and treatment of dyslipidemia; Statin therapy that will be given to low-risk patients under the 2003 recommendations; Expected benefits if the 2003 guidelines were modified to recommend statins for all high-risk people and no low-risk people.
ACCESSION #
16624477

 

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