Huffman and colleagues' response to Abramson and colleagues' article on statins in low risk people.

@article{Huffman2014HuffmanAC,
  title={Huffman and colleagues' response to Abramson and colleagues' article on statins in low risk people.},
  author={Mark D Huffman and Fiona Claire Taylor and Shah Ebrahim},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2014},
  volume={348},
  pages={
          g1520
        }
}
The BMJ Analysis article on statins in low risk people stated, “the evidence does not show that the benefits of statins in low risk patients outweigh the harms and that the advice for treatment of this group should not be changed.”1 It criticises our Cochrane systematic review on statins for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease for not coming to the same conclusion.2 Readers of the BMJ may be interested in our views on their arguments. This article predated by three weeks the… CONTINUE READING

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