Association Between Statin Use and Risk of Dementia After a Concussion.

  title={Association Between Statin Use and Risk of Dementia After a Concussion.},
  author={Donald A. Redelmeier and Fizza Manzoor and Deva Thiruchelvam},
  journal={JAMA neurology},
Importance Concussions are an acute injury that may lead to chronic disability, while statin use might improve neurologic recovery. Objective To test whether statin use is associated with an increased or decreased risk of subsequent dementia after a concussion. Design, Setting, and Participants Large extended population-based double cohort study in Ontario, Canada, from April 1, 1993, to April 1, 2013 (enrollment), and continued until March 31, 2016 (follow-up). Dates of analysis were April… 

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