Lipid Disorders

Lipid Disorders, Adults

The AAFP recommends screening men aged 35 and older for lipid disorders. (2008)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschol.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Lipid Disorders, Adults

The AAFP recommends screening men aged 20 to 35 for lipid disorders if they are at increased risk for coronary heart disease. (2008)

(Grade: B recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschol.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Lipid Disorders, Adults

The AAFP recommends screening women aged 45 and older for lipid disorders if they are at increased risk for coronary heart disease. (2008)

(Grade: A recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschol.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Lipid Disorders, Adults

The AAFP recommends screening women aged 20 to 45 for lipid disorders if they are at increased risk for coronary heart disease. (2008)

(Grade: B recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschol.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Lipid Disorders, Adults

The AAFP makes no recommendation for or against routine screening for lipid disorders in men aged 20 to 35, or in women aged 20 and older who are not at increased risk for coronary heart disease. (2008)

(Grade: C recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschol.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)

Lipid Disorders, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults

The AAFP concludes that the evidence is insufficient to recommend for or against routine screening for lipid disorders in infants, children, adolescents, or young adults (up to age 20). (2007)

(Grade: I recommendation)
Grade Definition: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/grades.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)
Clinical Considerations: http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspschlip.htm(www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org)