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What should be done about hypercholesterolaemia?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3405529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Recent developments have given new impetus to the prevention of coronary heart disease through the control of hypercholesterolaemia and there is increasing pressure to identify and treat individuals with high serum cholesterol levels. It is now imperative that we develop a rational and cost-effective management policy. Epidemiological considerations indicate that although various strategies exist, the most cost-effective method of reducing the burden of hypercholesterolaemia in New Zealand would be by changing the nations diet as a whole. We cannot afford a strategy based primarily on treating high risk individuals.
R Jackson; R Beaglehole
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New Zealand medical journal     Volume:  101     ISSN:  0028-8446     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Z. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1988 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-09-22     Completed Date:  1988-09-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401067     Medline TA:  N Z Med J     Country:  NEW ZEALAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  506-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Community Health, University of Auckland School of Medicine.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Disease / prevention & control
Dietary Fats / administration & dosage
Food Habits
Hypercholesterolemia / diet therapy,  prevention & control*
Middle Aged
New Zealand
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats

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