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Statin side effects caused by patients' 'expectation of harm'

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did we really need pharma funded research to tell us that patients report more side effects of any drug-not just statins -if they are expecting them/looking out for them/not very convinced of their benefits in first place? a few years in general practice makes that blindingly obvious.research into solutions to this would be welcome .the commentary/advice in the last paragraph is practically a job description for what we are already doing all day anyway and is obviously not enough!

Posted date

03 May 2017

Posted time

11:14am

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