Cardiovascular risk reduction in high-risk children

Bauchner, Howard
July 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2007, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p650
Academic Journal
The article presents the American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement for cardiovascular risk reduction in high-risk children as well as its commentary. The statement from the American Heart Association includes detailed recommendations for risk assessment and treatment of children at high risk for coronary artery disease. The author points out that the statement does not specify how to affect lifestyle change or the age at which laboratory testing should be initiated and repeated.


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