Experts question recommendations for universal lipid screenings in children

JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association (Impact Factor: 35.29). 08/2012; 308(8):750-1. DOI: 10.1001/jama.2012.9860
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    • "Current guidelines recommend blood cholesterol screening for all children [8]. Comparison of the impact and efficiency of universal versus targeted screening programs has been rare given the limited number of universal screening programs throughout the United States for children [9] [10]. Comprehensive cardiovascular and metabolic risk detection programs designed to assess comorbidities are also rare. "
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