The summary below is from the full reports titled “Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events: Recommendation and Rationale” and “Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events: A Summary of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.” They are in the 15 January 2002 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 136, pages 157-160 and pages 161-172). The first report was written by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; the second report was written by M Hayden, M Pignone, C Phillips, and C Mulrow.
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Aspirin for the Prevention of Heart Attacks in People without Previous Cardiovascular Events: Recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. 2002;136:I-55. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-136-2-200201150-00005
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2002;136(2):I-55.
Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease, Emergency Medicine.
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