Benefit of Immediate Beta-Blocker Therapy on Mortality in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

OBJECTIVES:Despite the recommendations to initiate β-blockade to all patients with an ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, data concerning the timing of the administration of β-blockers are controversially discussed. In view of these controversies, we analyzed the effect of immediate vs. dela...

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Volume: 41
Main Author: Hirschl, Michael M
Wollmann, Christian G
Erhart, Friedrich
Brunner, Walter
Pfeffel, Franz
Gattermeier, Martin
Steger, Friedrich
Mayr, Harald
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: PHILADELPHIA by the Society of Critical Care Medicine and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 01.06.2013
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
published in: Critical care medicine Vol. 41; no. 6; pp. 1396 - 1404
Data of publication: 2013-June
ISSN: 0090-3493
1530-0293
EISSN: 1530-0293
Discipline: Medicine
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Database: Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded - 2013
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