Hyperlipidemia

B6. Hyperlipidemia
B6.1 Apply the Framingham Risk Score to assess various patients
B6.2 Identify lipid targets for various patient populations
B6.3 Create a treatment plan appropriate for a patient’s risk stratification, including non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches
B6.4 Describe the major side effects of statin medications

Articles

Dyslipidemias

Roederer GO. Dyslipidemias. In Canadian Pharmacists Association. Compendium of Therapeutic Choices. 2016. Available at: http://www.e-therapeutics.ca/print/new/documents/CHAPTER/en/c0022

Simplified Lipid Guidelines

Allan GM, Lindblad AJ, Comeau A, et al. Simplified lipid guidelines: Prevention and management of cardiovascular disease in primary care. Can Fam Physician. 2015;61(10):857-67, e439-50. doi: 61/10/857 [pii].