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dc.contributor.authorSontheimer, Danieleng
dc.contributor.authorHitchcock, Kristineng
dc.date.issued2007-04eng
dc.description.abstractYes, a number of beta-blockers are effective in lowering blood pressure (strength of recommendation [SOR]: A, multiple, consistent randomized controlled trials [RCTs]). Cardioselective beta-blockers do not alter lung function studies for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COP D) or reversible airway disease (SOR: A, meta-analysis of RCTs). Propranolol and timolol have greater risks of causing fatigue as a side effect (SOR: A, meta- analysis of RCTs). Recent meta-analyses have stirred debate on the effectiveness of the agents in preventing adverse outcomes. The level of evidence has reached the point where the practice of using beta-blockers as monotherapy should be questioned (SOR : C, expert opinion).eng
dc.identifier.citationJournal of Family Practice, 56(4) 2007: 312-314.eng
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/3599eng
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.publisherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.relation.ispartofClinical Inquiries, 2007 (MU)eng
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Networkeng
dc.rightsOpenAccess.eng
dc.rights.licenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License.eng
dc.subjectlung functioneng
dc.subjectadverse outcomeseng
dc.subjectfatigueeng
dc.subject.lcshHypertension -- Treatmenteng
dc.subject.lcshAdrenergic beta blockerseng
dc.subject.lcshCardiovascular agents -- Therapeutic useeng
dc.subject.lcshCalcium -- Antagonistseng
dc.titleAre there big differences among beta-blockers in treating essential hypertension?eng
dc.typeArticleeng


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