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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)
  • Abstract:


    Background:

    ß-blockers are believed to improve mortality outcomes when used as adjunct to standard medications in heart failure.


















    AIM:

    To assess the benefits of ß-blockers in patients with Advanced heart failure.


















    Methods

    :A Cohort study involving patients admitted to the Cardiac Clinic of KATH. All the patients had Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction

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Last update 4 October 2019

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