Find out what you know about the specific recommendations on who should be treated with statins, which ones, and why.
Acceptance of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) 2013 cholesterol management guidelines has been less than hearty among cardiovascular disease professionals. Some disagree with the shift in focus from a treat-to-target to a more global risk reduction approach. Whatâs your opinion? How well do you know the new recommendations for use of statin therapy?
Our brief quiz takes a deep dive into the revised parameters that outline who to treat, when, and how. Good luck.
For more information on all questions and answers, please see â2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Risk in Adults.â