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Editorial: NICE lipid modification guideline:both absolute and obsolete!: in Heart(ISSN 1355-6037), vol 94, issue 10, pp 1256-1257
Linköping University, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Internal Medicine . Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Local Health Care Services in Central Östergötland, Department of Endocrinology and Gastroenterology.
2008 (English)Other (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Guidelines for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) are greatly time-dependent owing to the rapid increase in knowledge in this important research area. However, at each point in time the knowledge base behind all guidelines on CVD prevention—for example, blood lipid modification, is common, international and easily available to all clinical scientists and opinion leaders engaged in the formulation of these guidelines. Nevertheless, they differ markedly between continents, countries and regions. There are several reasons for this: from factual differences in risk factor distribution between different populations to local customs and traditions and individual influences from scientists and clinicians involved in the authorship of the guidelines. Recently a new guideline for lipid modification by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence in the United Kingdom was issued

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2008. Vol. 94, no 10, 1256-1257 p.
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Medical and Health Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-51049DOI: 10.1136/hrt.2008.150896OAI: diva2:272588
Available from: 2009-10-15 Created: 2009-10-15 Last updated: 2010-08-20

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