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Aspirin Provides Limited Cardiovascular Benefit

Singh Joy, Subhashni D.; Kayyali, Andrea MSN, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000415962.69803.63
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Abstract

According to this study:

* Prophylactic aspirin therapy may decrease nonfatal myocardial infarction rates but provides little or no protection against other—particularly fatal—cardiovascular events. It also increases bleeding events.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.