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Statins: Understanding Clinical Use Jawahar L. Mehta

Statins: Understanding Clinical Use

Jawahar L. Mehta

Published April 1st 2004
ISBN : 9781437713077
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352 pages
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STATINS: Understanding Clinical Use was written with you-the busy practitioner-in mind. It covers the class of drugs as a whole, discusses the benefits of statin use, and offers future perspectives on ancillary drug actions beyond cholesterolMoreSTATINS: Understanding Clinical Use was written with you-the busy practitioner-in mind. It covers the class of drugs as a whole, discusses the benefits of statin use, and offers future perspectives on ancillary drug actions beyond cholesterol lowering. Leading expert Jawahar Mehta, MD offers you top-notch guidance based on his research and extensive clinical experience-all in one compact source so you dont have to wade through piles of literature to find the information you want.Pharmacologic and clinical profiles that offer you rationales for using statins to treat a full range of problems.Guidance on when to use statins as a treatment in non-cardiologic events, plus discussions of new therapeutic areas.Coverage of some of the hottest topics in the field, including statins in the primary prevention of atherosclerosis related events, the effects of statins on C-reactive protein and statins and bone.