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Statin prescribing according to gender, age and indication: what about the benefit-risk balance?

Abstract:
Rationales, aims and objectives The increasing dispensing of statins has raised concern about the appropriateness of prescribing to various population groups. We aimed to (1) investigate incident and prevalent statin prescribing according to indication, gender and age and (2) relate prescribing patterns to evidence on beneficial and adverse effects.

Methods A cohort of Danish inhabitants (n = 4 424 818) was followed in nationwide registries for dis... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/jep.12462

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ORCID:
0000-0001-5696-8449
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ORCID:
0000-0002-5821-2351
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
Department:
Kellogg College
Sub department:
Ageing Institute (OIA)
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3472-5862
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of evaluation in clinical practice Journal website
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2015-10-08
Acceptance date:
2015-08-31
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EISSN:
1365-2753
ISSN:
1356-1294
Pmid:
26446680
Source identifiers:
588367
Language:
English
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pubs:588367
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uuid:36d8c830-aedd-4e89-8c53-909c472d064a
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pubs:588367
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2019-07-16

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