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antithrombotic, ischemic stroke, medication adherence, stroke prevention



  1. Schweickert, Patricia A. MSN, DNP, RN, PMC, FNP-BC
  2. Gaughen, John R. MD
  3. Kreitel, Elizabeth M. PharmD, BCPS
  4. Shephard, Timothy J. PhD, RN, CNS, CNRN
  5. Solenski, Nina J. MD
  6. Jensen, Mary E. MD


Abstract: The use of antithrombotic medications is an important component of ischemic stroke treatment and prevention. This article reviews the evidence for best practices for antithrombotic use in stroke with focused discussion on the specific agents used to treat and prevent stroke.