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The efficiency of cardiovascular risk assessment: do the right patients get statin treatment?

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  • Tjeerd-Pieter van Staa Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, London, UK Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Pharmacology, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Liam Smeeth Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Edmond S-W Ng Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, London, UK Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ben Goldacre Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Martin Gulliford Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King's College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor T P van Staa, Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, 151 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SZ, UK; vanstaat{at}gmail.com
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van Staa T, Smeeth L, Ng ES, et al
The efficiency of cardiovascular risk assessment: do the right patients get statin treatment?

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  • Received January 27, 2013
  • Revised May 7, 2013
  • Accepted May 9, 2013
  • First published June 4, 2013.

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