USPSTF Aspirin Therapy for the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease


Presents aspirin therapy recommendations for adults 40-59 years old with a >=10% 10-Year CVD risk score

Disclaimer: Given the significant evidence changes in the recommendation provided by USPSTF, this CDS Artifact is due to be updated next year (9/12/22 - 9/11/23).

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This artifact was developed by MITRE software engineers and clinical informaticists, in collaboration with clinical subject matter experts and leaders from the USPSTF.

Additional information about the USPSTF's preventive health expertise is available here.

Additional information about MITRE's health expertise is available here.

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Semi-structured text that describes the recommendations for implementation in CDS

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This artifact is in draft status and has not been tested in a clinical setting.