Statins and associated risk of pneumonia:a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies

Kwok, Chun Shing, Yeong, Jessica Ka-Yan, Turner, Richard M, Cavallazzi, Rodrigo, Singh, Sonal and Loke, Yoon Kong (2012) Statins and associated risk of pneumonia:a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 68 (5). pp. 747-55.

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Abstract

Statins have potential anti-inflammatory effects, but the association between statin use and lower incidence of pneumonia is unclear. We have therefore performed a systematic review on the risk of pneumonia in statin users versus non-users.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: anti-inflammatory agents, non-steroidal,humans,hydroxymethylglutaryl-coa reductase inhibitors,pneumonia,risk factors
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2014 16:48
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:36
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46606
DOI: 10.1007/s00228-011-1159-4

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