Surgery Patients On Beta Blocker Therapy Who Received a Beta Blocker During the Peri Operative Period
Many patients who have been diagnosed with or are at risk for developing heart problems take medications known as beta-blockers to reduce their risk of future heart-related complications.
The chart below shows the percentage of UMMC surgery patients who were taking beta-blockers prior to undergoing surgery who were kept on their medications during the time immediately before and after their surgery as compared to the national average.
Source: The Joint Commission
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