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Continuation of aspirin for secondary prevention in persons with limited life expectancy (LLE) is controversial. We sought to determine the incidence and predictors of aspirin discontinuation in veterans with LLE and/or advanced dementia (LLE/AD) who were taking aspirin for secondary prevention at nursing home admission, stratified by whether their limited prognosis (LP) was explicitly documented at admission.
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Name: Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Long-term benzodiazepine (BZD) use among seniors is mostly inappropriate and associated with adverse health outcomes. To prevent these consequences, withdrawal is crucial, yet knowledge is limited abo...
We determined the long-term outcomes of adult intensive care unit (ICU) patients and investigated the predictors of successful discharge for ≥6 months among older adults aged ≥80 years in Taiwan.
To understand how nursing workers perceive care of hypertension (HBP) in older adult within the scope of the Family Health Strategy.
Data are lacking regarding optimal discontinuation time of preoperative aspirin before coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). We aimed at assessing the impact of aspirin discontinuation according to ...
Use of statins is considerable among older persons. We investigated factors associated with statin discontinuation in new statin users aged 70 years or older within the first 4 years of use.
To determine the bioequivalence of new formula of aspirin relative to the established commercial effervescent aspirin when taken orally by healthy adult subjects
This study seeks to improve rehabilitation methods for restoring physical function with skilled nursing facility care. More specifically, this study is designed to evaluate the effectivene...
To determine the bioequivalence of new formula of aspirin relative to the established commercial aspirin plain tablet and aspirin dry granules when taken orally by healthy adult subjects
To evaluate safety of reduction of dual antiplatelet therapy period to three months after implantation of Ultimaster sirolimus-eluting stent (U-SES). Additionally to investigate appropria...
Aspirin is very common in older patients. Therefore many of the investigators patients have aspirin. The aim of the study is to proof that Transurethral Surgery of the bladder or the prost...
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)
Asthmatic adverse reaction (e.g., BRONCHOCONSTRICTION) to conventional NSAIDS including aspirin use.
The area of nursing concerned with the needs and care of adult medical and surgical patients.
A drug combination of aspirin and dipyridamole that functions as a PLATELET AGGREGATION INHIBITOR, used to prevent THROMBOSIS and STROKE in TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK patients.
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)
Dementia describes a range of symptoms of cognitive decline. For example memory loss, problems with reasoning and communication skills, and a reduction in a person's abilities and skills in carrying out daily activities. There are about 820,000 peo...