A 65-year-old man with a history of hypertension, smoking, and benign prostatic hyperplasia is seen

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  1. samuel

    samuel New Member

    A 65-year-old man with a history of hypertension, smoking, and benign prostatic hyperplasia is seen in the clinic for general followup. His medications include atenolol, terazosin, and aspirin. He has no family history of premature coronary disease. His vital signs are: temperature 37.0 C (98.6 F), blood pressure 130/80 mm Hg, pulse 64/min, and respirations 16/min. His physical examination is nonfocal. You order fasting lipids for screening, which show:



    Which of the following is the appropriate cholesterol goal for this patient?
    A. LDL

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