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John David Abramson, M.D.

TitleLecturer on Health Care Policy
InstitutionHarvard Medical School
DepartmentHealth Care Policy
AddressHarvard Medical School
Health Care Policy
180 Longwood Ave
Boston MA 02115

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  1. Abramson JD, Rosenberg HG, Jewell N, Wright JM. Should people at low risk of cardiovascular disease take a statin? BMJ. 2013; 347:f6123.
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  2. Rodwin MA, Abramson JD. Clinical trial data as a public good. JAMA. 2012 Sep 5; 308(9):871-2.
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  3. Abramson J, Wright JM. Are lipid-lowering guidelines evidence-based? Lancet. 2007 Jan 20; 369(9557):168-9.
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  4. Abramson J, Starfield B. The effect of conflict of interest on biomedical research and clinical practice guidelines: can we trust the evidence in evidence-based medicine? J Am Board Fam Pract. 2005 Sep-Oct; 18(5):414-8.
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  5. Spitz B, Abramson J. When health policy is the problem: a report from the field. J Health Polit Policy Law. 2005 Jun; 30(3):327-65; discussion 367-73.
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  6. Abramson J. Comments on the MRC/BHF Heart Protection Study. Lancet. 2003 Aug 30; 362(9385):745-6.
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  7. Spitz B, Abramson J. Competition, capitation, and case management: barriers to strategic reform. Milbank Q. 1987; 65(3):348-70.
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