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Primary prevention statins benefit 'may be marginal’ for healthy patients, says study

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Fascinating although I think most GPs have known this for some time. NICE encourages us to prescribe statins at a 10% risk threshold which puts GPs in a difficult position and uses up vast amounts of clinical time whilst waiting times for GPs are going up. What I want to know is why are so few people scrutinising the authors of these guidelines which inevitably become a legal standard the moment a complaint comes in?

Posted date

19 Oct 2019

Posted time

2:43pm

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