Thursday, November 5, 2009

Do not start beta blocker on day of surgery.

 
Originally published in
http://www.medpagetoday.com/Surgery/ThoracicSurgery/16749

but, do not start beta blocker on day of surgery.

High-risk patients who are not taking beta-blockers should have beta-blocker therapy started well before scheduled cardiovascular surgery, with doses titrated up as the surgery date approaches, according to updated guidelines released today by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association.

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