Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (ATP II). Provides guidelines for detecting, evaluating, and treating high blood cholesterol in adult patients. Discusses classification of blood cholesterol, patient evaluation, and dietary and drug treatment. Includes helpful tools for the clinician including a dietary questionnaire, menus, and patient handouts.
Cholesterol Lowering in the Patient with Coronary Heart Disease: Physician Monograph. Reviews the scientific evidence that cholesterol lowering in patients with coronary heart disease produces dramatic benefits. Provides guidance on implementing dietary and drug treatment and improving patient adherence to lowering cholesterol in the patient with coronary heart disease.
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