Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Department. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
0294
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This pamphlet will inform the reader about beta blockers and how to use them. The pamphlet explains what this type of medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: who should not take this medication, how to store this medication, what to do if you miss a dose, and medicines and foods to avoid. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Central Zone. Pharmacy Department
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Subjects (LCSH)
Adrenergic beta blockers
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
This pamphlet will inform the reader about beta blockers and how to use them. The pamphlet explains what this type of medication is used for and how to take it. Other topics covered in the pamphlet are: who should not take this medication, how to store this medication, what to do if you miss a dose, and medicines and foods to avoid. Symptoms that would need to be evaluated by a physician in the Emergency Department are listed.
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Prepared by: Pharmacy Department
Pamphlet Number
0294
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Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris

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Pablo Avanzas, Juan Carlos Kaski, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This book describes the clinical challenge currently posed by stable angina pectoris and provides guidance for those making clinical decisions regarding its pharmacological treatment. The importance of providing effective treatment is beyond dispute and this book deals with the most relevant aspects related to its pharmacological treatment. The pathogenesis of myocardial ischemia as the basis for rational treatment of angina is discussed thoroughly together with all major management goals inclu…
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Avanzas, Pablo
Kaski, Juan Carlos
Responsibility
Pablo Avanzas, Juan Carlos Kaski, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 278 p. : 32 illus., 23 illus. in color)
Series Title
Current cardiovascular therapy
ISBN
9783319173320
9783319173313 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists - therapeutic use
Angina Pectoris - drug therapy
Cardiovascular Agents - therapeutic use
Abstract
This book describes the clinical challenge currently posed by stable angina pectoris and provides guidance for those making clinical decisions regarding its pharmacological treatment. The importance of providing effective treatment is beyond dispute and this book deals with the most relevant aspects related to its pharmacological treatment. The pathogenesis of myocardial ischemia as the basis for rational treatment of angina is discussed thoroughly together with all major management goals including optimal symptom control and the secondary prevention of serious cardiovascular events. Pharmacological Treatment of Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris provides a clear description of the mechanisms of action and clinical indications of available anti-angina drugs and strategies for the use of novel pharmacological agents. It also includes a critical appraisal of the major management guidelines, which will assist the reader to interpret current evidence and provide the most appropriate forms of treatment. The ongoing controversy regarding medical therapy versus myocardial revascularization for the management of stable angina pectoris is also addressed. This eminently practical book will help guide the reader through the complexities of the field and will be highly appreciated by clinicians, clinical cardiologists and cardiology trainees alike.
Contents
Mechanisms of angina pectoris -- An overview of treatment and guidelines: ESC/ACC-AHA/NICE -- Beta-blockers -- Calcium channel blockers -- Nitrates -- Nicorandil -- Ivabradine -- Trimetazidine -- Ranolazine -- New antianginal drugs still not available for clinical use -- Medical therapy versus revascularization in the management of stable angina pectoris.
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e-Book
Location
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