Therapeutics: Antiplatelets

Kunal Gohil made his way down to the pod to talk us through antiplatelet treatment in the first of two podcasts on Antithrombotics.

The focus is on Aspirin and Clopidogrel but we also cover Prasugrel and Ticagrelor.  

Here is the CHA2DS2VASc Score for Stroke Risk in Atrial Fibrillation as mentioned in this episode.  

Here is the HAS-BLED Score for assessing bleeding risk before starting anti-coagulation in atrial fibrillation.

Remember: antiplatelets have NO role in atrial fibrillation.

Here is the Take Visually for this episode: