89794 - Statins in Reducing Events in the Elderly clinical trial (STAREE)
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Participation, screening, enrolment and ongoing clinical management of patients in the STAREE Clinical trial.
Relevance to General Practice
Addresses the gap in knowledge of importance to general practice and will provide definite evidence on the net balance of benefits and adverse events of Statin therapy for primary prevention amongst healthy elderly aged 70 years and over.
- Discuss current guidelines and approaches to the use of Statin therapy in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
- Discuss the limitations of current evidence for use of Statins for primary prevention amongst people aged 70 years and relevance to patient safety
- Identify appropriate patients to refer to the trial and knowledge of exclusion/inclusion criteria