July 17, 2008 Archives - Page 5 of 7 - Clinical Advisor

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Statins may help prevent atrial fibrillation

Another checkmark could soon be added to the “plus” column for statins: These cholesterol-lowering agents also may reduce the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in postmenopausal women with coronary disease…

Office-based practices with mid-level providers

Based on a 2006 survey, availability of mid-level providers was greater among multispecialty groups and increased with the size of practice through practices with three to five physicians. Source: CDC/NCHS, National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey

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