Review: Statins are not associated with cognitive impairment or dementia in cognitively intact adults

@article{Smith2014ReviewSA,
  title={Review: Statins are not associated with cognitive impairment or dementia in cognitively intact adults},
  author={Donald Angehr Smith},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={160},
  pages={JC11}
}
  • Donald Angehr Smith
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Question In adults with no cognitive dysfunction, are statins associated with short-term cognitive impairment or long-term dementia? Review scope Included studies compared any statin with control in adults with no history of cognitive dysfunction. The short-term (<1 y after drug initiation) outcome was cognitive impairment, and the long-term (1 y after drug initiation) outcome was dementia (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision). Review methods… CONTINUE READING

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