Authors

Gerald F Watts

DSc, PhD, MD, FRACP, FRCP, Winthrop Professor and Consultant Physician, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA; Lipid Disorders Clinic, Cardiometabolic Service, Departments of Cardiology and Internal Medicine, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, WA


Awareness of familial hypercholesterolaemia in Australian primary care: A qualitative descriptive study

Despite recent exponential growth in research on familial hypercholesterolaemia, there remains a general lack of public and health professional awareness about the disorder.


Evolving worldwide approaches to lipid management and implications for Australian general practice

Guidelines on assessing and managing lipid disorders are evolving as new knowledge and treatments emerge to help health professionals and patients decide the best course of disease management.


Familial hypercholesterolaemia and cascade testing in general practice: Lessons from COVID-19

The recent increased public experience with epidemiological concepts such as contact tracing offers new potential to improve detection and management of familial hypercholesterolaemia.


Implications of new clinical practice guidance on familial hypercholesterolaemia for Australian general practitioners

Recent consensus advice on the care of patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) supports improved care of patients with FH in the primary care setting.