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This patient decision aid helps primary care clinicians, cardiologists, NPs, PAs with their patients decide whether to start a statin medication or quit smoking to reduce their cardiovascular risk. It facilitates the process by comparing the risks and benefits of each option.
Cholesterol, cardiovascular risk, statin
Is this information reliable, based on scientific research?
Is it clear who developed the resource and how?
Is the information easy to understand and easy to use?
Rated on: 9/12/2017 9:15:13 AM
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