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CLINICAL GUIDELINE, PART 1: Guidelines for Using Serum Cholesterol, High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, and Triglyceride Levels as Screening Tests for Preventing Coronary Heart Disease in Adults

American College of Physicians*
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*These guidelines were authored by Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD, and Warren S. Browner, MD, and were developed for the Health and Public Policy Committee by the Clinical Efficacy Assessment Subcommittee: Ernest L. Mazzaferri, MD, Chair; John R. Feussner, MD; Gerald R. Kerby, MD; Gottlieb C. Friesinger II, MD; Keith I. Marton, MD; Alvin I. Mushlin, MD; Valerie Anne Palda, MD; and George E. Thibault, MD; and by the Educational Policy Committee: Harold Sox, MD, Chair; John Barker Jr., MD; Ian Hart, MD; Lawrence Blonde, MD; Ernest L. Mazzaferri, MD; Laura Carravallah, MD; John Noble, MD; F. Daniel Duffy, MD; Arthur Feinberg, MD; Eleanor Wallace, MD; Sandra Fryhofer, MD; and Herbert Waxman, MD. The guidelines were approved by the Board of Regents on 20 March 1995. Requests for Reprints: Department of Scientific Policy, American College of Physicians, Independence Mall West, Sixth Street at Race, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572.

Copyright ©2004 by the American College of Physicians

Ann Intern Med. 1996;124(5):515-517. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-124-5-199603010-00012
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The numbers in square brackets are cross references to the numbered paragraphs in the accompanying paper, “Cholesterol Screening in Asymptomatic Adults, Revisited” (see pages 518-531).





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