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On the beat: Controlling heart rate in angina and heart failure

Publication date: Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Contributor(s): Dr Ivan Benett

Controlling heart rate is a key element of good care of patients with angina or heart failure. In this article we explore the benefit of effective heart rate control to reduce hospitalisation and alleviate symptoms. Measuring heart rate is simple, and can provide valuable benefits for many patients.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 9, Number 3, Jul-Aug-Sep 2012
Print edition page(s): 135-136
Contributor(s): Dr Ivan Benett

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