whether heart attack patients should get a statin IMMEDIATELY

Experts are debating whether heart attack patients should get a statin IMMEDIATELY...or several days later.

Guidelines already recommend that a statin be started before the patient is discharged from the hospital.

A new study is being interpreted to suggest that starting a statin within 24 hours after a heart attack reduces deaths.

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