A randomized controlled trial to assess pharmacist- physician collaborative practice in the management of metabolic syndrome in a university medical clinic in Jordan.

@article{Hammad2011ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial to assess pharmacist- physician collaborative practice in the management of metabolic syndrome in a university medical clinic in Jordan.},
  author={Eman A Hammad and Nada A Yasein and Linda M Tahaineh and Abla Albsoul-Younes},
  journal={Journal of managed care pharmacy : JMCP},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          295-303
        }
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of metabolic syndrome is increasing worldwide, and patients with metabolic syndrome have increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Although specific criteria vary, the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP/ATP III) criteria (2002) defined metabolic syndrome as the presence of 3 or more of the following 5 components: waist circumference more than 102 centimeters (cm) for men or more than 88 cm for women… CONTINUE READING

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