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Treatment of myocardial infarction should be audited before heart failure clinics are set up

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 10 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:123
  1. Adam D Timmis, Consultant cardiologist
  1. Royal Hospitals Trust, London Hospital, London E1 1BB

    EDITOR—Cleland at al draw attention to the body of evidence favouring use of βblockers in patients with heart failure.1 In discussing implications for clinical practice they recommend that greater emphasis be given to using these drugs as part of a preventive strategy in patients with milder symptoms. To achieve this they call for a reorganisation of services, including …

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