Harvard Heart Letter

September 2009 references and further reading

Pain relief balancing act

Ray WA, Varas-Lorenzo C, Chung CP, et al. Cardiovascular risks of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in patients after hospitalization for serious coronary heart disease. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 2009; 2:155-163.

Solomon DH. Searching for a safe analgesic in patients with cardiovascular disease. Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 2009; 2:146-147.

Antman EM, Bennett JS, Daugherty A, Furberg C, Roberts H, Taubert KA. Use of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs: an update for clinicians: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation 2007; 115:1634-42.

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