The Second Edition offers the reader the very latest information on lipid disorders from aetiology to the management of this ever increasing problem that is a major cause of atherosclerotic and cardiovascular disease. Written by a general practitioner, an epidemiologist, and a lipidologist, this concise and well-illustrated text will appeal to a wide range of specialists who are dealing increasingly with dyslipidaemia. This book is practical and offers sound advice on screening, risk assessment and the management of dyslipidaemia, and is essential reading.
Table of Contents
Pathophysiology of Plasma Lipids. Dyslipidaemia as a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease. Dietary and Lifestyle Factors in Dyslipidaemia. Screening for Dyslipidaemia. Clinical Assessment of Dyslipidaemia. Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidaemia. Pharmacological Management of Dyslipidaemia. Management Issues in Primary Care