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  • copperfield

    A nightmare in twenty questions Subscription

    31 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    The MHRA’s new guidelines on drug interactions need plenty of thinking-through. Shame they didn’t do it themselves, Copperfield writes.

  • copperfield

    A Christmas statin Subscription

    19 Dec 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    OK, I realise being dragged in here for a medication review isn’t a bundle of laughs. But look on the bright side: you could be Christmas shopping.

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    New hypertension targets in the QOF will create a wave of dissent Subscription

    08 Apr 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    At my estimate, four in five patients will refuse to comply with new QOF guidelines on statin prescribing when they understand the risks involved. How can the Government expect it to work?

  • clinnews

    Fears of statin-associated cognitive dysfunction allayed by two new studies Subscription

    06 Sep 2013 By Pulse Clinical Team

    The latest clinical news, research, guidance and conference news- as it happens. Friday 6th September

  • clinnews

    Three-quarters of statin-intolerant patients can restart successfully Subscription

    12 Sep 2013 Updated: 12 Sep 2013 By Pulse Clinical Team

    The latest clinical news, research, guidance and conference news- as it happens. Friday 13th September

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    Statins increase risk of cataracts, says latest study Subscription

    20 Sep 2013 By Pulse Clinical Team

    The latest clinical news, research, guidance and conference news- as it happens. Friday 20th September

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    Statins, statins everywhere Subscription

    26 Nov 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    After analysing the cost/benefit of the shingles vaccination in his last post, Dr Martin Brunet now turns his attention to statins and NICE guidelines

  • k hole

    Statins, statins everywhere Subscription

    12 Feb 2014 By Through The K Hole

    Whether you need them or not, statins are coming to a prescription near you very soon, says Through the K Hole

  • copperfield

    To do or not to do Subscription

    18 Feb 2014 By Tony Copperfield

    Copperfield is at an impasse - to listen to draft NICE guidance, or to ignore it…

  • copperfield

    Hang on, I am no pill pusher Subscription

    25 Apr 2014 By Tony Copperfield

    The findings of a dubious research paper have Copperfield questioning whether it is his role to spin statistics to urge patients to take their statins

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