Pediatric lipid screening

Catherine J. McNeal, Lisa J. Underland, Don P. Wilson, Piers R. Blackett

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Abstract

Primordial and primary prevention of premature cardiovascular disease has become an important focus of preventive healthcare in the pediatric population. The purpose of this review is to describe current guidelines for lipid screening in the USA and the rationale for the guidelines, including evolution of the guidelines, controversies regarding universal lipid screening, and differences between the pediatric and adult lipid screening guidelines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)425-436
Number of pages12
JournalClinical Lipidology
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2013
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • atherosclerosis
  • cardiovascular disease
  • dyslipidemia
  • guidelines
  • lipid
  • primary prevention
  • risk factor
  • youth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

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McNeal, C. J., Underland, L. J., Wilson, D. P., & Blackett, P. R. (2013). Pediatric lipid screening. Clinical Lipidology, 8(4), 425-436. https://doi.org/10.2217/clp.13.42

Pediatric lipid screening. / McNeal, Catherine J.; Underland, Lisa J.; Wilson, Don P.; Blackett, Piers R.

In: Clinical Lipidology, Vol. 8, No. 4, 08.2013, p. 425-436.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

McNeal, CJ, Underland, LJ, Wilson, DP & Blackett, PR 2013, 'Pediatric lipid screening', Clinical Lipidology, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 425-436. https://doi.org/10.2217/clp.13.42
McNeal CJ, Underland LJ, Wilson DP, Blackett PR. Pediatric lipid screening. Clinical Lipidology. 2013 Aug;8(4):425-436. https://doi.org/10.2217/clp.13.42
McNeal, Catherine J. ; Underland, Lisa J. ; Wilson, Don P. ; Blackett, Piers R. / Pediatric lipid screening. In: Clinical Lipidology. 2013 ; Vol. 8, No. 4. pp. 425-436.
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