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Increasing prescription of drugs for secondary prevention of myocardial infarction

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 27 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:252

Authors' recommendations are too restrictive

  1. Robert J Sapsford,
  2. Mike B Robinson,
  3. Alistair S Hall
  1. Cardiology research registrar Senior lecturer in public health Lecturer in cardiology University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT

    EDITOR,—Janet Smith and Kevin S Channer state that “there are few published data on the efficacy of multiple combinations for secondary prophylaxis” after acute myocardial infarction.1 Consequently, they recommended to colleagues the long term use of aspirin and one other drug. We …

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