Determinants of the cost-effectiveness of statins.

@article{Morrison2003DeterminantsOT,
  title={Determinants of the cost-effectiveness of statins.},
  author={Alan R Morrison and Helene L Glassberg},
  journal={Journal of managed care pharmacy : JMCP},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={544-51}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the cost-effectiveness of statins in relation to different measures of effectiveness, differences in efficacy among individual statins, and the risk of coronary heart disease. Efficacy is defined here as the magnitude of the effect produced by a given amount of drug, as demonstrated in placebocontrol trials; i.e., the effectiveness per unit dose. DATA SYNTHESIS Treatment guidelines categorize patients by their risk of coronary events and set lower target cholesterol… CONTINUE READING

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