Improving survival of advanced heart failure using beta-blockers as adjunct in a teaching hospital in Ghana
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: BUABENG, Kwame Ohene (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Department of Clinical & Social Pharmacy, Kumasi, Ghana)
- Co-author(s): Anane, C. (Cardiac Clinic, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana)
Sarpong, K. (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana)
Owusu, I.K. (Cardiac Clinic, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana)
ß-blockers are believed to improve mortality outcomes when used as adjunct to standard medications in heart failure.
To assess the benefits of ß-blockers in patients with Advanced heart failure.
:A Cohort study involving patients admitted to the Cardiac Clinic of KATH. All the patients had Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.