A member was considered to have had a cholesterol screening
if the claims analysis found evidence of a cholesterol screening
Total serum cholesterol screening
was done in a laboratory room assigned by the school.
It suggests that cholesterol screening
confers benefits primarily on people with a high short-term risk of dying from heart disease-survivors of a heart attack and middle-aged men with multiple risk factors.
Laboratory reports in the charts were reviewed for evidence of whether the patient had had cholesterol screening
within the preceding year.
4] This article illustrates the appropriateness of the school as a worksite for health promotion programs and demonstrates how cholesterol screening
is a suitable and effective tool to initiate a worksite health promotion program in school system.
Evidence is mounting that cholesterol screening
in all children and adolescents may be beneficial in helping them enter into adulthood with a lower risk for future heart disease.
State-level estimates of self-reported cholesterol screening
and high blood cholesterol prevalence are available using Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data.
Breast cancer and cholesterol screening
were the most widely used services.
Doctor's advice: Start cholesterol screening
early to cut risk
If confirmed in other research, physicians may be able to decrease the burden of childhood cholesterol screening
by not requiring prescreening fasting," she said.
fewer than about 50% in the other physician-mix groups; nearly 40% received cholesterol screening
Of all survivors (from all five cohorts) who were seeing both a primary care physician and an oncology specialist, 60% received flu shots, compared with fewer than about 50% in the other physician-mix groups; nearly 40% received cholesterol screening
, compared with between 20% and just over 30% in the other groups; about 33% received colorectal cancer screening, compared with about 13%-22% in the other groups; and about 18% underwent bone densitometry, compared with fewer than 14% in the other groups, Dr.