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On the road to better dyslipidemia outcomes

Hughes, Suzanne RN, MSN

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000345263.05795.40

Despite recent improvements in patient awareness of cholesterol as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, many patients still do not know their cholesterol levels and could benefit from a partnership with NPs to make lifestyle modifications and optimize pharmacologic therapies when necessary.

Suzanne Hughes is the director of health education and nursing research at Robinson Memorial Hospital, Ravenna, Ohio.

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationship related to this article.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.