Effective management of dyslipidaemia among patients with cardiovascular risk: updated recommendations on identification and follow-up.

@article{Hobbs2005EffectiveMO,
  title={Effective management of dyslipidaemia among patients with cardiovascular risk: updated recommendations on identification and follow-up.},
  author={Richard FD Hobbs and Arno W. Hoes},
  journal={The European journal of general practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={68-75}
}
The identification of modifiable risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) and therapies for their management has led to the development of many national and international guidelines. However, despite the general acceptance and use of such guidelines, CHD, the principal manifestation of cardiovascular disease (CVD), remains the leading cause of mortality worldwide, with dyslipidaemia one of the most important modifiable risk factors. Many patients remain unidentified and untreated or, if… CONTINUE READING

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