Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Kwiterovich, Jr., Peter O.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 83
Covers all aspects of dyslipidemia as it relates to human disease, including coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral vascular disease, and pancreatitis
Reflecting current guidelines from the National Cholesterol Education Program, this book explains why, when, and how to treat dyslipidemia. Coverage includes dietary treatment, drug treatment, and recommendations for special populations such as patients with coronary heart disease, patients at high risk for coronary heart disease, patients with diabetes, women, older adults, young adults, and racial and ethnic groups. The material is presented in a clinician-friendly format and includes references for additional reading.