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The potential preventability of postoperative myocardial infarction: underuse of perioperative beta-adrenergic blockade.
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  • Evan Benjamin, MD, Baystate Health
  • Peter Lindenauer, MD, Baystate Health
  • Nancy Hoople, Baystate Health
Document Type
Article, Peer-reviewed
Publication Date
4-1-2004
Abstract

BACKGROUND: Among selected patients undergoing major noncardiac surgery, beta-adrenergic blockade has been shown to reduce the risk for postoperative cardiac complications and mortality. We sought to determine how often postoperative MI might be considere

Publication ISSN
0003-9926
Citation Information
Arch Intern Med 2004 Apr 12;164(7):762-6.