1-Minute Consult: Should My Older Adult Patients Take Aspirin for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease?

By Robert M. Zimbroff, MD; Gina Ayers, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP; and Kenneth Koncilja, MD No. Recent evidence shows that the potential risks of aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease usually outweigh its benefits for patients age 70 and older. An updated draft of the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations … Read More

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