beta blocker

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beta blocker

[′bād·ə¦bläk·ər]
(neuroscience)
An adrenergic blocking agent capable of blocking nerve impulses to special sites (beta receptors) in the cerebellum; reduces the rate of heartbeats and the force of heart contractions.
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Beta blocking agents are recommended in the guidelines of major international societies such as the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)(4) the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC)(5) for the treatment of mild, moderate and severe CHF, and have been clinically proven in a number of landmark clinical trials.
Beta blocking agents are recommended in the guidelines of major international societies such as the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) (2) the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) (3) for the treatment of mild, moderate and severe CHF, and have been clinically proven in a number of landmark clinical trials.
Beta blocking agents are recommended in the guidelines of major international societies such as the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)(2) the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC)(3) for the treatment of mild, moderate and severe CHF, and have been clinically proven in a number of landmark clinical trials.