The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between adherence to statin therapy and the risk of exacerbation among elderly individuals affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiovascular disease.

Adherence of Elderly Patients with Cardiovascular Disease to Statins and the Risk of Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Evidence from an Italian Real-World Investigation

Bonassi, Stefano;
2018

Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between adherence to statin therapy and the risk of exacerbation among elderly individuals affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiovascular disease.
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cohort Studies
Female
Hospitalization
Humans
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Italy
Male
Proportional Hazards Models
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Medication Adherence
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