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Therapeutic Lipidology Davidson, M. This reference will serve as a lifelong stimulus to the reader to continue to learn about the ever changing and fascinating field of therapeutic lipidology.
Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Therapeutic Lipidology will empower readers to improve and extend the lives of the patients they so conscientiously serve. This book is an up-to-date and comprehensive reference on lipidology.
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It will serve as a stimulus to the reader to continue to learn about the ever changing and fascinating field of therapeutic lipidology. It will also empower readers to improve and extend the lives of the patients they so conscientiously serve.
These groups include:. Use clinical judgement to decide on further treatment of risk factors in people who are below the CVD risk threshold for treatment.
Take this into account when using risk scores to inform treatment decisions in this group see the NICE guideline on obesity: identification, assessment and management. These include recommendations on the communication of risk.
If technical terms are used, explain them clearly. Further consultation may be required.
This information should be in a form that:. Record their choice in their medical notes.
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Further information and advice can be found at NHS Choices. Further information and advice on healthy cooking methods can be found at NHS Choices. Further information and advice on oily fish consumption can be found at NHS Choices. Agree goals and provide the person with written information about the benefits of activity and local opportunities to be active, in line with the NICE guidelines on walking and cycling , physical activity: brief advice for adults in primary care and exercise referral schemes to promote physical activity.
People should avoid binge drinking. Further information can be found at NHS Choices. A fasting sample is not needed. Recommendations in this section update and replace those in statins for the prevention of cardiovascular events NICE technology appraisal guidance 94 ]. Include all of the following in the assessment:.
To help them do this, refer them to programmes such as exercise referral schemes. See the NICE guidelines on behaviour change: individual approaches and physical activity: exercise referral schemes. Be aware of factors that may make treatment inappropriate see recommendation 1. Use a lower dose of atorvastatin if any of the following apply:. Take a lipid sample on admission and about 3 months after the start of treatment.
Use these reviews to discuss medicines adherence and lifestyle modification and address CVD risk factors.