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n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Pre-hospital use of aspirin in emergency setting - seldom with adverse events : drug trends in cardiology

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Extracted from text ... Pre-hospital use of aspirin in emergency setting - seldom with adverse events Aspirin is commonly given for acute coronary syndromes in an emergency setting - when patients present with a potential cardiac syndrome, including chest pain and dyspnoea. Few studies have addressed the incidence of adverse effects associated with this common use of aspirin. In a review of 2 400 patients brought to hospital with chest pains and dyspnoea (excluding chest pain due to noncardiac causes such as trauma) in Arizona USA, 1 aspirin was not associated with any adverse reactions. Of these patients, more than 50% (1 478) were ..

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2005-01-01
2016-12-03
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