Journal article icon

Journal article

Randomised trial of prophylactic daily aspirin in British male doctors.

Abstract:

A six year randomised trial was conducted among 5139 apparently healthy male doctors to see whether 500 mg aspirin daily would reduce the incidence of and mortality from stroke, myocardial infarction, or other vascular conditions. Though total mortality was 10% lower in the treated than control group, this difference was not statistically significant and chiefly involved diseases other than stroke or myocardial infarction. Likewise, there was no significant difference in the incidence of non-...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
Journal:
British medical journal (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
296
Issue:
6618
Pages:
313-316
Publication date:
1988-01-05
ISSN:
0267-0623
URN:
uuid:b2a13307-563e-4588-8ade-97979ebb5435
Source identifiers:
35299
Local pid:
pubs:35299

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP