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Disclaimer is Guideline attempts to define principles of practice that should produce high-quality patient care. It is applicable to specialists, primary care practitioners, and providers at all levels. is Guideline should not be considered exclusive of other methods of care reasonably directed at obtaining the same results. e ultimate judgment concerning the propriety of any course of conduct must be made by the clinician aer consideration of each individual patient situation. Neither IGC, the medical associations, nor the authors endorse any product or service associated with the distributor of this clinical reference tool. Abbreviations ABI, ankle-brachial index; ACC, American College of Cardiolog y; AHA, American Heart Association; ALT, alanine transaminase; ASCVD, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; BAS, bile acid sequestrants; bid, twice daily; CAC, coronary artery calcium; CK, creatine kinase; COR, Class of Recommendation; CTT, Cholesterol Treatment Trialists Collaboration eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; FDA, Food and Drug Administration; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HF, heart failure; IDEAL, Incremental Decrease through Aggressive Lipid Lowering study; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LOE, Level of Evidence; MI, myocardial infarction; NHLBI, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; NYHA, New York Heart Association; RCTs, randomized controlled trials; TIA, transient ischemic attack; ULN, upper limit of normal Source Stone NJ, Robinson JG, Lichtenstein AH, Bairey Merz CN, Blum CB, Eckel RH, Goldberg AC, Gordon D, Levy D, Lloyd-Jones DM, McBride P, Schwartz JS, Shero ST, Smith SC Jr, Watson K, Wilson PWF. 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults: a report of the American College of Cardiolog y/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Published online before print November 12, 2013, J Am Coll Cardiol: doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.11.002 and Circulation: doi: 10.1161/01.cir.0000437738.63853.7a. 106 Commerce Street, Suite 105 Lake Mary, FL 32746 TEL: 407.878.7606 • FAX: 407.878.7611 For additional copies: info@GuidelineCentral.com Copyright © 2014 All rights reserved ACCCHO14033c

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