CME/CE: Stroke Rounds: Aspirin Overused for Primary Prevention Publication Date:
By: Alere Staff
American Heart Association
January 13, 2015 – January 13, 2017
Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
Family Physicians: 0.25 Elective credits
Nurses/Physician Assistants: CE credits
According to this retrospective study, a significant number of cardiology patients are receiving aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, despite the risk of the drug outweighing the potential benefit.