Underutilization of Aspirin, Beta Blockers, Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, and Lipid-Lowering Drugs and Overutilization of Calcium Channel Blockers in Older Persons With Coronary Artery

Ghosh, Subrato; Ziesmer, Valerie; Aronow, Wilbert S.
June 2002
Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Jun2002, Vol. 57 Issue 6, pM398
Academic Journal
Investigates the prevalence of use of aspirin, beta blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, lipid-lowering drugs and calcium channel blockers in aged persons. Demographics of the test subjects; Underutilization of the drugs in aged persons with coronary artery disease (CAD); Guidelines set by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology regarding the treatment of CAD.


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