ASSA 2016: Measuring the benefit of statin use

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that patients take an aspirin per day to prevent myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke.¬†¬† At a presentation at the 2016 ASSA meetings, √Čtienne Gaudette presented results from a study measuring the benefit of implementing the USPSTF recommendation. They find that that there are significant health gains…