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Does implementation of the European guidelines based on the SCORE model double the number of Norwegian adults who need cardiovascular drugs for primary prevention? The Tromsø study 2001.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
European heart journal
Publication Date
Volume
26
Issue
24
Pages
2673–2680
Identifiers
PMID: 16204260
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The implementation of the European guidelines could imply a doubling of the numbers of Norwegian adults on cardiovascular medication for primary prevention. Contributors to the increase would be more frequent drug use in men and elderly people, particularly for LLD use.

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