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|Tue, 08-03-2004 - 11:15pm|
News from HealthDay:
Many Heart Patients Don't Get Drugs They Need
Potentially lifesaving drugs to treat heart failure aren't being prescribed often enough, a new study finds.
Nearly one-third of heart-failure patients aren't getting angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and therefore face a higher risk of dying, according to the study in the Aug. 3 issue of Circulation.
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