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Explain the purpose of the aspirin tablet. Why is "non- enteric-coated" aspirin specified? What would be a contraindication to administering aspirin?

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Enteric coating slows down the availability of the aspirin, and, in this case, you want the medication to be rapidly absorbed for rapid availability in the bloodstream. Chewing the tablet also enhances the absorption.

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