TITLE

Switching to Once-Daily Evidence-Based β-Blockers in Patients With Systolic Heart Failure or Left Ventricular Dysfunction After Myocardial Infarction

AUTHOR(S)
Albert, Nancy M.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article proposes the simplification of β-blocker regimen for patients with systolic heart failure by using evidence-based β-blockers with once-daily dosing to improve patient medication adherence. Carvedilol CR, metaprolol succinate and bisoprolol are once-daily β-blocker therapies for the treatment of patients with heart failure.
ACCESSION #
27654465

 

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