Cardiac Drug Therapy 7th ed (Contemporary Cardiology) by M. Gabriel, Ed. Khan

By M. Gabriel, Ed. Khan

This ebook addresses the pharmacology and healing program of gear used to regard center illnesses and high blood pressure. Additions and updates to the 6th version contain six new chapters on present controversies in cardiac drug treatment corresponding to the beta blocker factor many cardiologists are almost immediately grappling with. The e-book offers useful recommendation on how you can deal with cardiac ailments and addresses the alternative of 1 specific cardiac agent vs. one other.

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36. Niemelä MJ, Juhani Airaksinen KE, Huikuri HV, et al. Effect of beta-blockade on heart rate variability in patients with coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 1994;23:1370. 37. Kjekshus JK. Importance of heart rate in determining beta-blocker efficacy in acute and long-term myocardial infarction intervention trials. Am J Cardiol 1986;57:43F. 38. Singh BN. Advantages of beta-blockers versus antiarrhythmic agents and calcium antagonists in secondary prevention after myocardial infarction.

In this small but long-term followup study in high-risk patients, atenolol was as effective as captopril in reducing CVD outcomes. The drug is almost totally excreted by the kidney. There is only a fourfold variation in plasma level, and the main difference from nadolol is that it is a beta1-cardioselective drug. Atenolol is a long-acting preparation and can be used once daily. Atenolol has not caused the mucocutaneous syndrome; indeed, patients who developed the syndrome while taking practolol were cleared of the syndrome when treated with atenolol.

38. Singh BN. Advantages of beta-blockers versus antiarrhythmic agents and calcium antagonists in secondary prevention after myocardial infarction. Am J Cardiol 1990;66:9C. 39. Boissel JP, Leizorovicz A, Picolet H, et al. Efficacy of acebutolol after acute myocardial infarction (the APSI Trial). Am J Cardiol 1990;66:24C. 40. Weintraub WS, Akizuki S, Agarwal JB, et al. Comparative effects of nitroglycerin and nifedipine on myocardial blood flow and contraction during flow-limiting coronary stenosis in the dog.

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