Statin Use in the Elderly – Start or Stop? - Frankly Speaking Ep 207


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Overview: Data are limited regarding statin therapy for primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in adults 75 years and older. During this episode we will review recent studies on the use of statins in elderly patients and discuss how to consider this data in your clinical practice.

Guest: Robert Baldor, MD, FAAFP

Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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