Lipid Screening in Children and Adolescents

Download a printable copy in PDF format.

Source:  Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI).  Lipid screening in children and adolescents. Bloomington (MN): Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI); 2004 June. 17 p. Lipid Screening in Children and Adolescents Preventive health encounter. A Ages 2 and up to 20 years and no prior screening? A *Nutrition and exercise assessment in accordance with the ICSI Preventive Counseling and Education guideline. *Family history risk factors. A First degree relative with a CHD event at an early age? AD Parent with pretreatment total cholesterol greater than or equal to 300? AD Measure total cholesterol. AD Total cholesterol greater than or equal to 200? AD Measure fasting total cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, triglycerides; calculate LDL-cholesterol. A LDL-cholesterol greater than or equal to 164? AD Case management - out of guideline. A A = Annotation. D = Discussion. All copyrights are reserved by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, Inc.