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Variation in statin prescribing: is there a London effect?

Nicola Jane Shelton, Jennifer Mindell

People living in London have better treatment rates with lipid-lowering drugs than the general population.

This observation may be explained in part by the
fact that London has a highly mobile population, so new patient checks are more common.


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