TITLE

Statin use and risk of haemorrhagic stroke in a community-based cohort of postmenopausal women: an observational study from the Women's Health Initiative

AUTHOR(S)
Salmoirago-Blotcher, Elena; Hovey, Kathleen M.; Andrews, Christopher A.; Robinson, Jennifer G.; Johnson, Karen C.; Wassertheil-Smoller, Sylvia; Crawford, Sybil; Lihong Qi; Martin, Lisa W.; Ockene, Judith; Manson, JoAnn E.
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
BMJ Open;Feb2015, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
101328396

 

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