Underutilization of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors among heart failure patients.

@article{Lean2008UnderutilizationOA,
  title={Underutilization of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors among heart failure patients.},
  author={Qi Ying Lean and Niknami Shamsuddin and Wan Azman Wan Ahmad},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={
          216-21
        }
}
There are well-established guidelines regarding the use of Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) in the management of heart failure (HF). In-spite of that, many studies has documented underutilization of ACEI. Thus, this retrospective observational study aimed to evaluate the utilization of ACEI, to identify the pattern of ACEI use and the factors that might contribute to underutilization of ACEI. The target population was hospitalized HF patients in University Malaya Medical Centre… CONTINUE READING

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