Crash Course: Pharmacology (Mosby's Crash Course Series)

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Associated symptoms include fever, headache, myalgias, photophobia, arthralgias, and malar rash. Models with conventional risk factors had C statistics of 0.758 (95 % CI: 0.734 to 0.781) and 0.760 (0.730 to 0.789) for cardiovascular and coronary events, respectively. Statin use results in a 20% to 60% decrease in LDL-C levels, with more modest increases in HDL-C and decreases in triglyceride levels ( Table 4 ). Also known as a brain attack or stroke, this happens when the supply of oxygen and blood to the brain is hampered, which causes the brain cells to die.

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Publisher: Mosby Ltd.; 2 edition (January 2002)

ISBN: 0723432465

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