• Why you shouldn’t start beta-blockers before surgery 

    Mounsey, Anne; Roque, Jodi M.; Egan, Mari E. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2014-06)
    A new meta-analysis finds that initiating beta-blockers before surgery increases patients’ risk of death. Practice changer: Do not routinely initiate beta-blockers in patients undergoing intermediate- or high-risk noncardiac ...