Familial hypercholesterolemia

About 1 in 250 Canadians is thought to have the familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). FH is both under diagnosed and under treated despite the knowledge that early diagnosis and treatment can normalize life expectancy. The following point of care tool contains the Canadian criteria for the clinical diagnosis of FH as well as FH clinical features.

GECKO point of care june 26th

 

Familial hypercholesterolemia point of care tool (More information on FH can be found in the GEC-KO on the run and the more comprehensive GEC-KO Messenger)