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Lower mortality for men taking perioperative β blockers

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 24 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2603

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In a cohort of men who had non-cardiac surgery in US hospitals between 2005 and 2010, those taking β blockers in the perioperative period had a lower mortality at 30 days than carefully matched controls (relative risk 0.73, …

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