Dual blood thinners under prescribed after minor or warning stroke, especially in women


  • DAPT was underutilized across all hospitals reviewed, prescribed to just 40% of the overall patients.
  • Men were more likely than women (43% vs. 37%, respectively) to be prescribed DAPT.
  • The percentage of patients receiving DAPT did not differ significantly by race, age or whether the person was treated at a stroke center that delivers specialized stroke care.

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