Beta blockers to reduce the risk of heart attack or heart failure after surgery

    There's a lot of talk recently about using beta blockers to reduce the risk of heart attack or heart failure after surgery.

    Researchers say this could save 25,000 lives a year.

    The beta blocker, atenolol (Tenormin), is being given to surgical patients who have coronary artery disease.

Get concise advice on drug therapy, plus unlimited access to CE

Pharmacist's Letter Canada includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 300+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get quote