Letters Neuromuscular degeneration

Doctors need to understand absolute versus relative risk reduction with statins

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e8357 (Published 10 December 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e8357
  1. Bernard Freudenthal, core medical trainee year 11
  1. 1Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield EN2 8JL, UK
  1. b.freudenthal{at}doctors.org.uk

In this Patient’s Journey, Mustafa Gunaydin presented to various doctors with marked subjective intolerance of statins before later developing myositis.1 It seems extraordinary that his doctors were so committed to continued …

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