Why are eligible patients not prescribed aspirin in primary care? A qualitative study indicating measures for improvement

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BACKGROUND Despite evidence-based guidelines, aspirin prescribing for the secondary prevention of stroke is sub-optimal. Little is known about why general practitioners do not prescribe aspirin to indicated patients. We sought to identify and describe factors that lead general practitioners (GPs) not to prescribe aspirin to eligible stroke patients. This… (More)

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@article{Short2003WhyAE, title={Why are eligible patients not prescribed aspirin in primary care? A qualitative study indicating measures for improvement}, author={Duncan Short and Martin Frischer and James Bashford and Darren M. Ashcroft}, journal={BMC Family Practice}, year={2003}, volume={4}, pages={9 - 9} }