Antiplatelet Therapy

Patient Handout: Antiplatelet Therapy

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association has developed this antiplatelet therapy handout for nurses and other health care providers to use with patients.

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This free patient education handout provides an overview of the important role of platelets in the development of acute coronary syndrome, heart attack, and stroke.

It reviews basic information on antiplatelet medications and indications for use of these medicines. Also included are important instructions for taking antiplatelet medications.

Reviewed 2018.
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Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any printed materials.

Disclaimer: This and other PCNA educational materials are for information purposes only and are not intended to replace medical advice or diagnose or treat health problems. Health-related decisions should be made in partnership with a healthcare provider. It is the reader's responsibility to seek out the most current, accurate information.