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The Resource The truth about statins : risks and alternatives to cholesterol-lowering drugs, Barbara H. Roberts

The truth about statins : risks and alternatives to cholesterol-lowering drugs, Barbara H. Roberts

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The truth about statins : risks and alternatives to cholesterol-lowering drugs
Title
The truth about statins
Title remainder
risks and alternatives to cholesterol-lowering drugs
Statement of responsibility
Barbara H. Roberts
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From an award-winning cardiologist comes the most up-to-date, definitive reference book about statins--cholesterol-lowering drugs--providing a thorough examination of the uses and safety claims of this high-profile class of drugs.Controversy over drugs such as Lipitor and their widespread use has made its way into the mainstream, with Time magazine and ABC News devoting coverage to the efficacy of statins. Now, the Director of the Women's Cardiac Center in Providence, Rhode Island uses case studies and anecdotes to discuss the uses, misuses, dangers, and benefits of statins, enabling you to make informed decisions on how and when to use them. Including information on when statins help and when they don't, common side effects, gender differences and drug use, as well as tips and recipes that promote heart health, The Truth About Statins is a timely and invaluable tool for improving cardiovascular health and helping you meet your lipid-lowering goals"--
  • "The most up-to-date, definitive reference book about statins, this is a cross-examination of the claims about the safety of this controversial drug, by the director of the Women's Cardiac Center at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI"--
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Roberts, Barbara H
Dewey number
615.7/18
Index
no index present
LC call number
RM666.S714
LC item number
R63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Statins (Cardiovascular agents)
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Heart
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Alternative Therapies
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / General
Label
The truth about statins : risks and alternatives to cholesterol-lowering drugs, Barbara H. Roberts
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http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/1247/975/9781451660975/image/lgcover.9781451660975.jpg
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858868
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781451660975
Lccn
2011045571
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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(Sirsi) i9781451660975
Label
The truth about statins : risks and alternatives to cholesterol-lowering drugs, Barbara H. Roberts
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/1247/975/9781451660975/image/lgcover.9781451660975.jpg
Publication
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
858868
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781451660975
Lccn
2011045571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781451660975

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