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Prophylactic Aspirin has Favorable Benefit–Harm Profile

Rosenberg, Karen; Kayyali, Andrea MSN, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing: December 2014 - Volume 114 - Issue 12 - p 68
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000457416.66037.72
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According to this study:

  • In the general population, the benefits of prophylactic use of aspirin outweigh the risks.
  • Excess bleeding is the most important harm resulting from aspirin use.
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