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Patient Characteristics and General Practitioners' Advice to Stop Statins in Oldest-Old Patients: a Survey Study Across 30 Countries

CollaboratorsMaisonneuve, Hubert
Publication date2019
Abstract

Statins are widely used to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). With advancing age, the risks of statins might outweigh the potential benefits. It is unclear which factors influence general practitioners' (GPs) advice to stop statins in oldestold patients.

Keywords
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA reductase inhibitors
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Drug therapy
  • Palliative care
  • General
  • Practitioners
  • Clinical decision-making
Citation (ISO format)
VAN DER PLOEG, Milly A., STREIT, Sven. Patient Characteristics and General Practitioners” Advice to Stop Statins in Oldest-Old Patients: a Survey Study Across 30 Countries. In: Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2019. doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4795-x
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ISSN of the journal1525-1497
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