The study revealed that all types of high blood pressure and hypertension medicines were effective in protecting the brain against abnormalities, though beta-blockers alone were superior to other forms of treatment.
What does BB stand for?
BB stands for Beta-Blockers
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Until that rare patient appears in my office, though, I plan to maintain beta-blockers in my post-AMI patients.
The use of beta-blockers to prevent perioperative cardiac events is controversial.
The use of cardioselective beta-blockers can improve survival in "carefully selected" patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) undergoing vascular surgery, according to a report in the first October issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Re-examining the efficacy of beta-blockers for the treatment of hypertension: a meta-analysis.
Family doctors are to be advised not to prescribe beta-blockers as the routine first-line therapy in favour of other treatments.
In these situations, the beta-blockers improve survival.