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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 

Screening for Lipid Disorders in Adults: Selective Update of 2001 US Preventive Services Task Force Review

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening men ages 20–35 for lipid disorders if they are at increased risk for coronary heart disease.

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Heart Disease and Stroke
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Helfand M, Carson S. Screening for lipid disorders in adults: selective update of 2001 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force review [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (US); 2008 Jun [cited 2013 Feb 28]. (Evidence Syntheses, No. 49.) Available from: