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Clinical guidelines advocate that cardiovascular benefits of statin treatment overweigh the risk of impairment of glucose metabolism. The aim of the study was to examine the attitudes of family doctors towards statin treatment in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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Name: Diabetes research and clinical practice
to compare the attitudes regarding interprofessional collaboration of health professionals that make up the Family Health Strategy teams participating in the 'More Doctors' (Mais Médicos) program; an...
Statin therapy remains the primary treatment for mixed dyslipidemia, even with moderate triglyceride (TG) elevations.
Statins are critical medications to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease and they are generally very well tolerated. In some instances, however, statin intolerance may limit use of these lifesavin...
There is conflicting evidence for the clinical benefit of statin therapy in patients with vasospastic angina (VSA). We investigated the association of statin therapy with clinical outcomes in relative...
Attitudes of the General Public, Cancer Patients, Family Caregivers, and Physicians toward Advance Care Planning: A Nationwide Survey Prior to the Enforcement of the Life-Sustaining Treatment Decision-Making Act.
To respect a patient's wish for end-of-life care, "the Act on Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment for Patients at the End-of-Life" was enacted in South Korea in 2016. Current understanding of peopl...
This is a survey study to assess the vaccination knowledge and attitudes of women in an inner city Gynecology clinic. Results of this study will help determine which factors influence vacc...
The TIPS Study, or Treatment and Illness Perceptions Survey, is a study funded by the national Alzheimer's Association to learn more about differences between African Americans' and Whites...
To compare clinical safety & efficacy of fixed-high potent statin therapy (according to 2013 ACC/AHA guideline) vs. targeted LDL-C goal statin therapy (LDL
Two surveys are conducted. 1) a representative survey of the public's perception towards organ donation and 2) different messages to examine effect on family members' decision-making.
Statin could decrease AF burden
A pyrrole and heptanoic acid derivative,HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL-COA REDUCTASE INHIBITOR (statin), and ANTICHOLESTEREMIC AGENT that is used to reduce serum levels of LDL-CHOLESTEROL; APOLIPOPROTEIN B; AND TRIGLYCERIDES and to increase serum levels of HDL-CHOLESTEROL in the treatment of HYPERLIPIDEMIAS and prevention of CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES in patients with multiple risk factors.
A voluntary contract between two or more doctors who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.
A dental health survey developed to evaluate a patient's orthodontic treatment need and priority for orthodontic care. The index is based on an assessment of degree of MALOCCLUSION and the potential aesthetic and dental health benefit of the treatment under consideration.
A HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL-COA-REDUCTASE INHIBITOR, or statin, that reduces the plasma concentrations of LDL-CHOLESTEROL; APOLIPOPROTEIN B, and TRIGLYCERIDES while increasing HDL-CHOLESTEROL levels in patients with HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA and those at risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Statins (or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors) are a class of drug used to lower cholesterol levels by inhibiting the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, which plays a central role in the production of cholesterol in the liver. Increased cholesterol levels have been as...
Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) Blood Cardiovascular Dialysis Hypertension Stent Stroke Vascular Cardiovascular disease (CVD) includes all the diseases of the heart and circulation including coronary heart disease (angina...