Evidence at Work. The Natural Alternatives to NSAIDs: Talk to your patients and their providers about the dangers of NSAIDs

Greenstein, Jay S.
March 2011
ACA News (American Chiropractic Association);Mar2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p22
The article reports on research which has found that the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, including naproxen and ibuprofen, may be associated with an increased risk of stroke and myocardial infarction. A discussion of the role that chiropractors can play in educating patients about the risks of the pain relieving agents, and in providing them with alternatives to their use, is presented.


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