Lipid management in a private cardiology practice (the Midwest Heart experience).

  title={Lipid management in a private cardiology practice (the Midwest Heart experience).},
  author={A. Sloman Brown and Lucas Cofer},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={85 3A},
Emerging evidence that lowering cholesterol levels reduces the incidence of coronary heart disease led Midwest Heart Specialists to establish a lipid clinic in 1985. The physician-directed, nurse-managed program was developed to improve patient adherence to National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) guidelines and provide high-quality preventive services while preserving productivity for the busy interventional cardiologist who was the medical director of the program. From 1996 to 1997… CONTINUE READING

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