Institutional, provider, and patient correlates of low-density lipoprotein and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment according to the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines.

@article{Virani2011InstitutionalPA,
  title={Institutional, provider, and patient correlates of low-density lipoprotein and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment according to the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines.},
  author={Salim S Virani and Lechauncy D Woodard and Cassie R Landrum and Kenneth Pietz and Degang Wang and Christie M. Ballantyne and Laura A. Petersen},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={161 6},
  pages={
          1140-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this analysis was to identify the proportion of coronary heart disease (CHD) patients achieving guideline-recommended low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) goals and to identify correlates of dual goal attainment. METHODS We analyzed patient, provider, and facility characteristics for 21,801 CHD patients in one Veterans Affairs Hospitals Network. RESULTS Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment… CONTINUE READING
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