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Interpretation of the evidence for the efficacy and safety of statin therapy

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This Review is intended to help clinicians, patients, and the public make informed decisions about statin therapy for the prevention of heart attacks and strokes. It explains how the evidence that is available from randomised controlled trials yields reliable information about both the efficacy and safety of statin therapy. In addition, it discusses how claims that statins commonly cause adverse effects reflect a failure to recognise the limitations of other sources of evidence about the effe...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31357-5

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Population Health
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
388
Issue:
10059
Pages:
2532–2561
Publication date:
2016
Acceptance date:
2016-07-13
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Pubs id:
pubs:642571
URN:
uri:9a7b9545-7d78-41ec-aa96-d21c3be0d108
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uuid:9a7b9545-7d78-41ec-aa96-d21c3be0d108
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pubs:642571
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English
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