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Darrick K. Li, MD, PhD

Poster D0301 – Deprescription of Aspirin for Primary Cardiovascular Prophylaxis Is Rarely Performed at Discharge in Hospitalized Patients With Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET | Location: Crown Ballroom

Author Insight from Darrick K. Li, MD, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine

What’s new here and important for clinicians?
The use of low-dose aspirin for primary cardiovascular prevention is very common and is associated with an increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, though the absolute increase in risk is small. However, aspirin in this setting is contraindicated in patients with a history of gastrointestinal bleeding. Aspirin deprescription patterns at discharge in patients hospitalized with gastrointestinal bleeding are unknown. We found:

What do patients need to know?

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Author Contact
Darrick K. Li, MD, PhD, Yale University School of Medicine
darrick.li [at] yale.edu

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