NICE’s simplified approach to lipids will not workBMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39605.513889.3A (Published 12 June 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1324
- Stuart J Laurie, general practitioner
- 1Long Lane Medical Centre, Liverpool L9 6DQ
Although starting all patients on simvastatin 40 mg for secondary prevention is a sound approach for many,1 a substantial proportion will not achieve the targets of less than 4 mmol/l for total cholesterol and 2 mmol/l for low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol with this …
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