Exploring the treatment-risk paradox in coronary disease.

  title={Exploring the treatment-risk paradox in coronary disease.},
  author={Finlay Aleck McAlister and Antigone Oreopoulos and Colleen M. Norris and Michelle M Graham and Ross T. Tsuyuki and Merril L. Knudtson and William Ghali},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={167 10},
BACKGROUND The cause of the "treatment-risk paradox" reported for patients with coronary disease is unknown; however, determining the factors that contribute to this paradox is essential to properly design quality improvement interventions. METHODS Prospective cohort study enrolling consecutive patients with angiographically proved coronary disease between February 1, 2004, and November 30, 2005, in Alberta. RESULTS One month after an angiogram, statins were being taken by 2436 (62.9%) of… CONTINUE READING
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