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Practical recommendations for the use of ACE inhibitors, beta-blockers and spironolactone in heart failure: putting guidelines into practice.

Abstract:

Surveys of prescribing in both hospitals and primary care have shown delays in translating improved survival data from clinical trials into clinical practice thereby denying patients the benefits of proven treatments, such as the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors. This may be due to unfamiliarity with clinical guidelines and concerns about adverse events. Recent trials have shown that substantial improvements in survival are associated with spironolactone and beta-blocker therapy. In o...

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Journal:
European journal of heart failure
Volume:
3
Issue:
4
Pages:
495-502
Publication date:
2001-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0844
ISSN:
1388-9842
URN:
uuid:a5d9cfba-84a1-4f0e-9718-b05f4fb40b7e
Source identifiers:
223136
Local pid:
pubs:223136

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