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Frankly Speaking CME 104

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Is Aspirin Effective for Primary Prevention? - Frankly Speaking EP 104Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

For patients with established cardiovascular disease,aspirin is clearly beneficial as part of secondary prevention. However, when used as primary prevention in patients without documented cardiovascular disease, its benefit is much less certain. This podcast will explore 3 recent trials that evaluated aspirin in different populations and found nobenefit for its use as primary prevention. 

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Release Date: 4/10/2019

Expiration Date: 4/10/2020

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  • Understand what populations might benefit from aspirin as primary prevention
  • Understand the difference between using aspirin for primary prevention compared to secondary prevention

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Frank J. Domino, MD

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Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP

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Is Aspirin Effective for Primary Prevention? - Frankly Speaking EP 104

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