Download our ATP III Cholesterol Management
Implementation Tool for Palm OS
Information on the ATP III update.
The Palm OS (Operating
System) program for application of the Third Report of the National Cholesterol
Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and
Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol in Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III)
is now available.
This interactive guideline tool will assist the clinician in
implementing the ATP III Cholesterol Guidelines at the point of care.
The program also contains usable information from ATP III
- ATP III classification of lipid levels.
- ATP III CHD risk assessment.
- Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC).
- Drug therapy for lipid lowering.
- Information on the metabolic syndrome.
- Issues for special populations.
It is recommended that the clinician be thoroughly familiar with
the ATP III Guidelines prior to using this reference tool in patient care.
III Executive Summary is available online.
Last update: 4/05
Instructions for installing the Implementation Tool on your
Palm OS device:
- Download the file
"ATP3v15_Installer.prc" to your computer.
- After ATP3v15_Installer.prc is saved on your computer,
use the Palm desktop software to HotSync the file to your Palm OS device.
- Then, tap the ATPIII icon on your Palm OS device and follow
the instructions to start the program.
- Note, the file "MathLib.prc" must also be installed on
your Palm OS device for the ATP3 Cholesterol Management Implementation Tool to
work correctly. MathLib is a free shared library which makes double-precision
math functions available on Palm OS devices. The MathLib source code and
documentation can be obtained at the
MathLib Information web
- After downloading the MathLib.zip file and saving it
to your hard drive, double-click to unzip the file. A number of files will be
included in the zip file. Install the file MathLib.prc to your Palm OS
Email your comments, questions and suggestions regarding this
application to the NHLBI Health Information Network at
This program is made available as part of the
educational mission of the National Cholesterol Education Program of the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
It may be freely distributed without further permission. However, we request
that you cite NHLBI as the source when referencing this program. If any changes
are made to the program or information contained in the program, this fact
should be clearly stated. In addition, the program and links should not be used
in any direct or indirect product endorsement. Use of this program does not
constitute endorsement of any commercial software products by the NHLBI or