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Medical Prophylaxis for the Post Myocardial Infarct Patient

  • Lawrence S. Cohen
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    Corresponding Author: Section of Cardiology, 3 FMP Yale University School of Medicine 333 Cedar Street P.O. Box 3333 New Haven, CT 06510
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    The Ebenezer K. Hunt Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine; and Attending Physician, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut
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      The use of β-adrenergic blocking drugs has been shown to benefit many post myocardial infarction patients. Aspirin is useful for secondary prevention and a subset of patients may benefit from short term anticoagulation
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