Effects of changing guidelines on prescribing aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events.

@article{Hissett2014EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of changing guidelines on prescribing aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events.},
  author={Jennifer Hissett and Brittany Folks and Letoynia Coombs and William Leblanc and Wilson D. Pace},
  journal={Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={78-86}
}
OBJECTIVE The use of low-dose aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events in patients at elevated risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) is increasingly being questioned. Aspirin may not benefit this population and may increase the risk of major bleeding events. Data support aspirin use in patients with known CVD. METHODS This is a secondary… CONTINUE READING