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The Role of Aspirin in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Aspirin therapy is well-accepted as an agent for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular events and current guidelines also define a role for aspirin in primary prevention. The body of evidence supports a role for aspirin in both secondary and primary prevention of cardiovascular events in selected population groups, but practice patterns may be suboptimal. As a simple and inexpensive prophylactic measure for cardiovascular disease, aspirin use should be carefully considered in all at-risk adult patients, and further measures, including patient education, are necessary to ensure its proper use. In the link attached , you will find the  current guidelines for Aspirin  use

 

 

 

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4317158/