Are physicians aware of the side effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors?: a questionnaire survey in different medical categories.

@article{Lombardi2005ArePA,
  title={Are physicians aware of the side effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors?: a questionnaire survey in different medical categories.},
  author={Carlo Mario Lombardi and Mariangiola Crivellaro and Annarita Dama and Gianenrico E Senna and Sabrina Gargioni and Giovanni Passalacqua},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2005},
  volume={128 2},
  pages={976-9}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-I) are considered safe, but they are associated with characteristic side effects, namely cough and angioedema, usually requiring discontinuation. We perceived that referrals for these side effects have become more and more frequent; therefore, we evaluated the degree of knowledge on the safety of ACE-I in different medical categories. DESIGN A questionnaire (13 questions) on side effects of ACE-I was posted to physicians. SETTING… CONTINUE READING
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