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Lipid Targets/Care Gap

Use the tables in the slideshow below to determine the % LDL reduction needed to achieve target LDL for each level of categorical risk.

Choose the most cost effective and appropriate dose of statin or other lipid lowering agent required to achieve LDL target using the dose response table and statin cost efficacy grid.

Maximum life years saved if treatment begun at age 40 - BMJ Vol 320 22 April 2000: 1134-1140.

 

 
   

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