When not to use beta-blockers in seniors with hypertension

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When not to use beta-blockers in seniors with hypertension

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dc.contributor.author Schumann, Sarah-Anne en
dc.contributor.author Hickner, John en
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-15T15:27:34Z en
dc.date.available 2010-02-15T15:27:34Z en
dc.date.issued 2008-01 en
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Family Practice, 57(1) 2008: 18-21. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10355/5409 en
dc.description.abstract Beta-blockers should not be used to treat hypertension in patients older than age 60 unless they have another compelling indication to use these agents, such as heart failure or ischemic heart disease. Strength of recommendation A: Based on a well-done meta-analyses. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Family Physicians Inquiries Network en
dc.relation.ispartof Priority Updates to Research Literature (PURLs) en
dc.source.uri http://data.memberclicks.com/site/fpin/60012008%20When%20not%20to%20use%20beta-blockers%20in%20seniors%20with%20hypertension.pdf en
dc.subject antihypertensive agent en
dc.subject thiazide diuretics en
dc.subject ischemic heart disease en
dc.subject.lcsh Coronary heart disease -- Treatment en
dc.subject.lcsh Hypotensive agents en
dc.subject.lcsh Hypertension -- Treatment en
dc.subject.lcsh Hypertension -- Age Factors en
dc.subject.lcsh Cardiovascular agents -- Adverse effects en
dc.subject.lcsh Adrenergic beta blockers -- Therapeutic use en
dc.title When not to use beta-blockers in seniors with hypertension en
dc.type Article en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Network


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