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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (2021) | Physician Assistant School Study Aid

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Hypercholesterolemia Risk Stratification
0 - 1 Risk Factors
< 160 mg/dl LDL goal
greater or equal to 2 Risk Factors and 10-year Risk ≤ 20%
< 130 mg/dL LDL Goal
Coronary Heart Disease OR >/= to 2 Risk Factors AND 10-Year Risk > 20%
< 100 mg/dL LDL Goal
2 mins
Hypercholesterolemia Disease
Risk Factors
Family History
HDL < 40
Men Older than 45 Years of Age
Women Older than 55 Years of Age
Signs and Symptoms
Plaques in Blood Vessel Walls
Tissue Ischemia
Lipemia Retinalis
2 mins
Hypercholesterolemia Treatment
Lifestyle Modifications (Diet, Exercise, Smoking Cessation)
Bile Acid Resins
Men greater or equal to 35 Years Old (20-35 if at increased risk)
Women greater or equal to 45 Years Old (20-45 if at increased risk)
2 mins
Small Arteries and Arterioles
Thickening of Arteriole Wall
Hyperplastic Arteriolosclerosis
Smooth Muscle Cell Hyperplasia
"Onion Skin" Appearance
Malignant Hypertension
Hyaline Arteriolosclerosis
Subendothelial Protein Deposits
Chronic Hypertension
Diabetes Mellitus
2 mins

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