Statins and outcomes in patients with pneumonia

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39038.505012.1F (Published 23 November 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1124

Not the best combination

  1. Robert Nipah, specialist registrar renal/general medicine
  1. 1Southend University Hospital, Westcliff on Sea, Essex SS0 0RY rgnipah@hotmail.com

    Majumdar et al have highlighted in their paper that the use of statins did not reduce in-hospital mortality and the need for intensive care intervention.1 Other studies, such …

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