Letters Aspirin in primary prevention

Evidence is lacking

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1613 (Published 26 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1613
  1. Peter D Burrill, specialist pharmaceutical adviser for public health
  1. 1NHS Derbyshire County, Chesterfield S41 7PF
  1. peter.burrill{at}derbyshirecountypct.nhs.uk

    Sever states: “The evidence supports such use in those with an estimated 10 year risk of a cardiovascular event of >20%.”1 I am not aware of any prospective, placebo controlled randomised controlled trial (RCT) designed to test this hypothesis. A recent British Hypertension Society publication references a subgroup analysis of …

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