Bmj Usa: Editorial

New US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on aspirin chemoprophylaxis

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjusa.02030002 (Published 19 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:E99

In January 2002, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendations on the use of aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/3rduspstf/aspirin/asprr.htm). The recommendations were based on a commissioned evidence review, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.1 That review found good evidence that aspirin …

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