Statins for influenza and pneumonia
Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group
Published Online: 19 JAN 2011
Copyright © 2011 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Khandaker G, Rashid H, Chow MYK, Booy R. Statins for influenza and pneumonia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD008916. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008916.
- Publication Status: New
- Published Online: 19 JAN 2011
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
The objective of this review is to assess the efficacy and safety of statins in people with influenza and pneumonia. Comparisons will be made between people who have received statin therapy with those who have not received any statin therapy. This review will explore the following questions.
- Do statins reduce mortality from influenza and pneumonia?
- Do statins reduce morbidity and severity of influenza and pneumonia?
- How safe is it to administer statins to people with influenza and pneumonia?