In this module, Dr Martin Duerden reviews the current guidance on familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), which was last updated in November 2017. The module covers prevalence, diagnosis, investigations, management and contact tracing of family members who may be affected.
Guidance: November 2017 update to 2008 NICE guideline on FH (CG71), 2013 NICE quality standard on FH (QS41), and 2014 NICE guideline on cardiovascular disease risk assessment and reduction (CG181).
This module was originally prepared in February 2016 and updated in October 2016 to reflect changes to NICE guidance. It has been revised in January 2018 to reflect further updates.