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Basic principles of beta-blockers choice strategy are presented. Attention is focused on the facts concerning the evidence base for effects of various beta-blockers on the outcomes of cardiovascular diseases. Beta-blocker indications and safety of their long-term use are considered from this point of view. Convincing data about beta-blocker impact on the prognosis of cardiovascular disease should be the reason for any beta-blocker choice, as well as choice of their doses which were tested in large randomized trials.

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S. Yu. Martsevich
State Research Center for Preventive Medicine, I.M. Setchenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russian Federation

Petroverigsky per. 10, Moscow, 101990 

Trubetskaya ul. 8-2, Moscow, 119991 

N. P. Kutishenko
State Research Center for Preventive Medicine
Russian Federation
Petroverigsky per. 10, Moscow, 101990

Yu. V. Lukina
State Research Center for Preventive Medicine, I.M. Setchenov First Moscow State Medical University
Russian Federation

Petroverigsky per. 10, Moscow, 101990 

Trubetskaya ul. 8-2, Moscow, 119991 


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Martsevich S.Yu., Kutishenko N.P., Lukina Yu.V. THE CHOICE OF DRUG FROM THE STANDPOINT OF EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE: CASE STUDY OF BETA-BLOCKERS. Rational Pharmacotherapy in Cardiology. 2010;6(6):876-881. (In Russ.)

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