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American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) published new guidelines which lower the cut-off for hypertension. We sought to evaluate the impact of these guidelines to cost and benefit of various low-dose aspirin prophylaxis approaches.
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Name: American journal of perinatology
The July 2018 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' guidelines for aspirin prophylaxis for preeclampsia prevention represent a departure from prior, more stringent guidelines and extend...
Aspirin is one of the most frequently used drugs worldwide and is generally considered effective for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. By contrast, the role of aspirin in primary pre...
We examined whether the efficacy of low-dose acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) for primary prevention of cardiovascular events is influenced by blood pressure (BP) using data from patients aged 60-85 yea...
The role of aspirin as a means of primary prevention remains controversial.
The use of aspirin as prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism (VTE) following total joint arthroplasty (TJA) has increased in popularity; however, the potential cardioprotective effects of aspirin ...
Prophylaxis with low-dose aspirin has been recommended to prevent preeclampsia, the rationale being that hypertension and abnormalities of coagulation in this disease are caused in part by...
While patient held guidelines for the management of chronic diseases have been employed in some countries. There is little evidence of their effectiveness in improving patient outcomes. We...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the balance between the risks and benefits of primary prevention by Aspirin in elderly Japanese patients with one or more cerebro/cardiovascular...
While the efficacy of aspirin for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease is evident, the effect of aspirin for primary prevention is unclear. The use of aspirin reduces cardiov...
To compare the incidence of preeclampsia in obese pregnant women (BMI greater than 30) with a singleton gestation at less than 20 weeks and either a history of preeclampsia in a prior preg...
The prototypical analgesic used in the treatment of mild to moderate pain. It has anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties and acts as an inhibitor of cyclooxygenase which results in the inhibition of the biosynthesis of prostaglandins. Aspirin also inhibits platelet aggregation and is used in the prevention of arterial and venous thrombosis. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p5)
A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent that is less effective than equal doses of ASPIRIN in relieving pain and reducing fever. However, individuals who are hypersensitive to ASPIRIN may tolerate sodium salicylate. In general, this salicylate produces the same adverse reactions as ASPIRIN, but there is less occult gastrointestinal bleeding. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p120)
Criteria to determine eligibility of patients for medical care programs and services.
Asthmatic adverse reaction (e.g., BRONCHOCONSTRICTION) to conventional NSAIDS including aspirin use.
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.