TITLE

Primary Prevention and Statins: Is It Just About Going to Class?

AUTHOR(S)
Krasuski, Richard A.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Dec2008, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p1313
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on the study that examines the clinical outcomes of over 200,000 patients wherein statin therapy was initiated and another on the significance of statin therapy in the prevention of cardiovascular disease.
ACCESSION #
35948733

 

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