Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will discuss when to give aspirin to a patient in acute MI in this video. When a heart attack is suspected, then chewable 300mg of aspirin is given or is dissolved in water and given. The scientific literature states that after the diagnosis is confirmed, aspirin has to be given or in high suspicion of MI it is given. High dose is avoided as it can cause acidity.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus