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An encounter of the first kind.

Jose Pepito M. Amores,
Edmundo Saniel,
Adriano G. de la Paz

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Beta-blockers constitute one of the few active therapeutic drugs currently available for use in Cardiology. There is little, if any doubt that these drugs mark the most significant advances made in the treatment of various forms of cardiovascular diseases.


At this point and time, the usefulness and advantages of beta-blockers is an established fact. But just as these drugs have their own particular functions like all other drugs they exhibit certain untoward manifestations. Several adverse reactions have been attributed to these drugs both life-threatening and non-life threatening. 

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Announcements
Title
Philippine Journal of Cardiology
Frequency
Quarterly
Publication Date
April-June 1984
Volume
12
Issue
2
Page(s)
77-82
LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library Box no. 44 Fulltext Print Format (Request Document)
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