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Aspirin: its risks, benefits, and optimal use in preventing cardiovascular events.

Review article
Park K, et al. Cleve Clin J Med. 2013.


Aspirin has a well-established role in preventing adverse events in patients with known cardiovascular disease. However, its benefit in patients without a history of cardiovascular disease is not as clear, particularly in people with diabetes, in women, and in the elderly. Recent studies have provided insight into the risks of aspirin use, particularly bleeding, compared with its benefits in these subgroups.


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  • Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Jul;80(7):435.
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