Items in AFP with MESH term: Aspirin

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An Aspirin a Day Keeps the MI Away (For Some) - Editorials


Are Anticoagulants Better than Antiplatelet Agents for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke? - Cochrane for Clinicians


Antiplatelet Therapy and Anticoagulation in Patients with Hypertension - Cochrane for Clinicians


Choosing Between Warfarin (Coumadin) and Aspirin Therapy for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation - Point-of-Care Guides


Routine Aspirin or Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs for the Primary Prevention of Colorectal Cancer: Recommendation Statement - U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


Aspirin Use in Children for Fever or Viral Syndromes - FPIN's Clinical Inquiries


Updated Recommendations on Daily Aspirin Use in Patients with Diabetes - Practice Guidelines


Stroke: Part I. A Clinical Update on Prevention - Article

ABSTRACT: Clinical trials conducted during the past five years have yielded important results that have allowed us to refine our approach to stroke prevention. Treatment of isolated systolic hypertension prevents stroke and is generally well tolerated. New antiplatelet agents (clopidogrel and the combination of aspirin plus high-dose dipyridamole) have been shown to be effective in reducing vascular events in survivors of ischemic stroke, although aspirin remains the mainstay of antiplatelet therapy for stroke prevention. Several clinical trials support the benefit of lipid-lowering agents ("statins") in reducing stroke. Warfarin reduces stroke for high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation. Carotid endarterectomy is highly beneficial in reducing stroke for symptomatic patients with severe carotid stenosis (greater than 70 percent), but the benefit is less for symptomatic patients with a moderate degree of stenosis (50 to 69 percent) and for patients with asymptomatic carotid disease of any severity.


Rash and Fever in a College Student - Photo Quiz


Adding ACE Inhibitors or ARBs to Standard Therapy for Stable Ischemic Heart Disease - Implementing AHRQ Effective Health Care Reviews


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