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Fixed-dose combination therapy for the prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases

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Background Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, yet ASCVD risk factor control and secondary prevention rates remain low. A fixed‐dose combination of blood pressure‐ and cholesterol‐lowering and antiplatelet treatments into a single pill, or polypill, has been proposed as one strategy to reduce the global burden of ASCVD.

Objectives To determine the effect of fixed‐dose combination th... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/14651858.cd009868.pub3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Psychiatry
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Cochrane Collaboration Publisher's website
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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Publication date:
2017-03-06
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1469-493X
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pubs:924074
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uri:24dacb78-de99-4a41-ac72-fd670508ce19
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uuid:24dacb78-de99-4a41-ac72-fd670508ce19
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pubs:924074

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