Effectiveness of lipid lowering drugs in general practice: Study had two major flawsBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7405.51 (Published 03 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:51
- Bernard M Y Cheung, associate professor (firstname.lastname@example.org),
- Cyrus R Kumana, professor of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics
- Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
EDITOR—The paper by Hippisley-Cox et al is a large study of how prescribed drugs are used in the community and gives a useful picture of the lipid lowering drugs used and their effectiveness.1 It has two major flaws, however.
The first is the omission to report the characteristics …