The Physician and Pharmacist Team: An Effective Approach to Cholesterol Reduction

@article{Bogden1997ThePA,
  title={The Physician and Pharmacist Team: An Effective Approach to Cholesterol Reduction},
  author={Paul E. Bogden and Leann M. Koontz and Pam Williamson and Robert D. Abbott},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={12},
  pages={158-164}
}
To assess the effect of a program that encourages teamwork between physicians and pharmacists on attempts to lower total cholesterol levels and to meet recommended goals proposed by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP). A single-blind, randomized, controlled trial lasting 6 months. An ambulatory primary care center. A sample of 94 patients with total cholesterol levels of 240 mg/dL (6.2 mmol/L) or higher. INTERVENTION: Equal numbers of patients were randomly assigned to a control… CONTINUE READING