Management of the Patient with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease and Preserved Left Ventricular Systolic Function
Patient Discussion: Treatment
You suggest that this patient consider the possibility of adding an ACEI to his current regimen. You review with him a guide titled, “ACE Inhibitors” and “ARBs” To Protect Your Heart? A Guide for Patients Being Treated for Stable Coronary Heart Disease, from the Effective Health Care Program website at: effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov. (update when available). You explain to him that the guide is based on a review of multiple studies about the medicine for patients with his condition.
- “ACE Inhibitors” and “ARBs” To Protect Your Heart? A Guide for Patients Being Treated for Stable Coronary Heart Disease. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. AHRQ Pub. No. 10-EHC002-A. May 2010.
- Coleman CI, Baker WL, Kluger J, et al. Comparative Effectiveness of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors or Angiotensin II-Receptor Blockers Added to Standard Medical Therapy for Treating Stable Ischemic Heart Disease. Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 18 (Prepared by the University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital Evidence-based Practice Center under Contract No. 290-2007-10067-I). Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; October 2009.
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