Prescribing behaviour according to Dutch and European guidelines on the management of hypercholesterolaemia (1992-1999).
- Published Article
British journal of clinical pharmacology
- Publication Date
May 01, 2006
The use of statins was in agreement with the most recent European guidelines in over 90% of elderly patients who started statins for primary prevention, but in only 6% of these patients according to the Dutch guidelines. As long as existing guidelines are as discrepant as they are now, variation in agreement between physicians' prescribing and guideline recommendations is unavoidable.
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