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By Stevan Cordas DO degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 1964. Internal medicine certified 1973. Immunology certified 1978. Occupational Medicine
Neil J Stone, Jennifer G Robinson, Alice H Lichtenstein, David C Goff, Donald M Lloyd-Jones, Sidney C Smith, Conrad Blum, J Sanford Schwartz
DESCRIPTION: In November 2013, the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) released a clinical practice guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce cardiovascular risk in adults. This synopsis summarizes the major recommendations. METHODS: In 2008, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute convened the Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) IV to update the 2001 ATP-III cholesterol guidelines using a rigorous process to systematically review randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) and meta-analyses of RCTs that examined cardiovascular outcomes...
March 4, 2014: Annals of Internal Medicine
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