USPSTF Tweaks Statin Recommendations in New Draft Guidance

USPSTF Tweaks Statin Suggestions in New Draft Steerage

Given the expansive contemporary role of statins for primary cardiovascular (CVD) prevention, the language in the new US Preventive Services Task Force draft guidance on their use in that setting may seem conservative. Even so, the proposed recommendations, open to public comment until March 21, take more recent data into account but don’t substantially vary from…