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CHRONIC STABLE ANGINA-BETA BLOCKERS & ACEI

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CHRONIC STABLE ANGINA-BETA BLOCKERS & ACEI

1. Beta-blockers: started and continued for 3 years in all patients with normal LV function. Continue indefinitely ifLVEF < 40%. Use carvedilol, metoprolol succinate, or bisoprolol in all patients with LVEF < 40%, unless contraindicated.

2. ACEis in all patients who also have hypertension, diabetes mellitus, LVEF < 40%, or chronic kidney disease, unless contraindicated (ARB if ACEI intolerant).


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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