TITLE

Does the choice of β-blocker affect outcome in chronic heart failure?

AUTHOR(S)
Bal, Sharon K.
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/25/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 11, p1188
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study which compared clinical outcomes of treatments with carvedilol and metoprolol β-blockers in patients with chronic heart failure. Absolute risk reduction in mortality over 5 years in the carvedilol group; Mean reduction in heart rate in the carvedilol and metoprolol group; Implications for the treatment of chronic heart failure.
ACCESSION #
11399900

 

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