Geographic variation in statin use for complex acute myocardial infarction patients: evidence of effective care?

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BACKGROUND Despite strong evidence to designate statin use for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as "effective care," observational studies show that many patients with CVD do not receive statins. This suggests that statin prescribing decisions for complex CVD patients are preference sensitive. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182a7fc3d

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@article{Brooks2014GeographicVI, title={Geographic variation in statin use for complex acute myocardial infarction patients: evidence of effective care?}, author={John H M Brooks and Elizabeth A. J. Cook and Cole Garrett Chapman and Puttarin Kulchaitanaroaj and Elizabeth A. Chrischilles and Stephen Welch and Jennifer Robinson}, journal={Medical care}, year={2014}, volume={52 Suppl 3}, pages={S37-44} }