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Mortality Rates Lowered Among NH Residents Receiving Statins as Secondary Prevention

March 10, 2020

In order to better understand the effects of statins on 1-year functional decline, rehospitalization, and death in NH residents, the research team conducted a retrospective cohort study. They observed US NH residents 65 years and older who were statin nonusers, were hospitalized for AMI between May 2007 and March 2010, and returned to the NH.

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