To Get the Fox to Guard the Chickens

DOI: 10.3238/zfa.2017.0499–0501

Wie der Gemeinsame Bundesausschuss die falschen Ärzte mit Kompetenz ausstattete

german translation / full article

Günther Egidi, Uwe Popert

Keywords: PCSK9 antiboides cholesterol German Federal Committee LDL titration fixed dose statin

How the Federal Joint Committee Equipped the Wrong Doctors With Competencies

Summary: The German Federal Joint Committee decided that PCSK9 antibodies may be prescribed only by cardiologists, nephrologists, diabetologists, and lipid ambulances. The authors criticize that despite inadequate evidence just these specialists lack a critical approach.

(State: 15.12.2017)

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