Impact of the Integrated Guidance on the Care of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

Hidenori Arai, Yu-An Ding, Shizuya Yamashita
2014 Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis  
diseases in general practice 5) . Therefore, according to these guidelines, it is important to encourage the training of specialists of FH in each country and educate general practitioners regarding the diagnosis and treatment of FH. We hope that these guidelines will help to spread knowledge regarding the clinical implications of FH throughout the Asia-Pacific region and identify gaps in care, including collaborative efforts to enhance detection (especially in children), the introduction of
more » ... ective early treatment, the development of country-specific models of care and the establishment of family support groups, relevant research agendas and funding mechanisms by the government and other organizations.
doi:10.5551/jat.23754 pmid:24573014 fatcat:re52rmcwpbccbnzn2vhly6hqga