Aspirin Misused By Many Heart-Clinic Patients

January 13, 2015 11:18 PM

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More than 10 percent of patients are inappropriately taking aspirin for primary cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention, according to a new study.

A sample of 254,339 patients were looked at from 119 cardiology practices in the U.S. by a team of researchers. The patients were all taking aspirin for CVD protection, though it wasn't necessary for all of them, reported Medscape.

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