Cardiologists' practices compared with practice guidelines: use of beta-blockade after acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Brand1995CardiologistsPC,
  title={Cardiologists' practices compared with practice guidelines: use of beta-blockade after acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Donald A. Brand and Lee N. Newcomer and A Freiburger and Honglin Tian},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={1432-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to measure cardiologists' level of adherence to guidelines for long-term use of beta-adrenergic blocker therapy after acute myocardial infarction. BACKGROUND Beta-blocker therapy after acute myocardial infarction has been shown to reduce the incidence of reinfarction and associated mortality. To learn about cardiologists' use of this therapy after hospital discharge and their level of adherence to American College of Cardiology guidelines, we analyzed insurance… CONTINUE READING