Impact of guidelines on health care use for the management of dyslipidemia in two Canadian provinces, Alberta and Nova Scotia, from 1990 to 2001.

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BACKGROUND Guidelines for the treatment of hyperlipidemia aim at improving the management of people at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease. OBJECTIVES To study the potential impact of hyperlipidemia guidelines on health care use in two Canadian provinces with different levels of hyperlipidemia. METHODS Trends in physician billing were… (More)

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@article{Joffres2004ImpactOG, title={Impact of guidelines on health care use for the management of dyslipidemia in two Canadian provinces, Alberta and Nova Scotia, from 1990 to 2001.}, author={Michel R. Joffres and Tripthi V Kamath and Grant R Williams and J. F. Casey and Lawrence W. Svenson}, journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology}, year={2004}, volume={20 8}, pages={767-72} }