Minorities, Elderly May Be Missing Lifesaving Stroke Treatment

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Stroke Treatment

Warfarin, a drug used to help prevent certain strokes, is underused in the elderly, blacks and Hispanics, according to two studies published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Warfarin is an anticoagulant drug that helps prevent blood clots from forming and is prescribed for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).

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