Letters Aspirin and primary prevention

BHS reaffirms its guidance

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1183 (Published 02 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1183
  1. Peter S Sever, co-director, International Centre for Circulatory Research1
  2. On behalf of the BHS Working Party
  1. 1Imperial College London, London W2 1NY
  1. p.sever{at}imperial.ac.uk

    The British Hypertension Society (BHS) reaffirms its most recent guidelines, given recent concerns and uncertainties about the use of aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease events (myocardial infarction and strokes). The evidence is unequivocal that low dose aspirin should be used …

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