Statin use following hospitalization among Medicare beneficiaries with a secondary discharge diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction

Academic Article


  • BACKGROUND: Patients with coronary heart disease are recommended to use statins following hospital discharge. Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is a common complication of hospitalization, but the use of statins following discharge among patients who were not initially hospitalized for AMI has not been assessed adequately.
  • Digital Object Identifier (doi)

    Pubmed Id

  • 7611300
  • Author List

  • Yun H; Safford MM; Brown TM; Farkouh ME; Kent S; Sharma P; Kilgore M; Bittner V; Rosenson RS; Delzell E
  • Volume

  • 4
  • Issue

  • 2