Heart, Lung and Circulation
Abstract| Volume 17, SUPPLEMENT 1, S13, 2008

Heart failure nurse practitioner clinic: An innovative approach for optimisation of beta-blockers

      Background: Beta-blockers (BB) have been shown to reduce hospital admissions and improve survival in chronic systolic heart failure (CHF), with mortality reduction being dose-related and starting early after BB initiation. However, general practitioners have generally been reluctant to up-titrate BB to the doses mandated by clinical trials.
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