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Letters Aspirin for primary prevention

Consensus is urgently required

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 08 July 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2718
  1. Chris J Hall, general practitioner1
  1. 1West Common Lane Medical Centre, Scunthorpe DN17 1YH
  1. christopher.hall{at}

    In his editorial on aspirin for preventing cardiovascular events, Hewitt is adamant that clinicians and guideline developers should heed the evidence and not use aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events.1 …

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