CMScript 3 of 2022: Focus on Hyperlipidaemia
Hyperlipidemia, also known as hypercholesterolemia or high cholesterol, is one of the 26 chronic diseases included in the PMB regulations.
Hypercholesterolaemia qualifies as a PMB condition if the total fasting cholesterol level is >5mmol/L.
The treatment of hypercholesterolaemia is specified in the algorithm in the Regulations.
The algorithm includes lifestyle management in patients who do not have coronary heart disease or other risk factors.
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