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Association between β-blocker therapy and outcomes in patients hospitalised with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive lung disease with underlying ischaemic heart disease, heart failure or hypertension
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  • Mihaela S Stefan Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USATufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USAProgram in Clinical and Translational Research, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USACenter for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael B Rothberg Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USATufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USAProgram in Clinical and Translational Research, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Aruna Priya School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Penelope S Pekow Center for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USASchool of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • David H Au Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter K Lindenauer Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USATufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USACenter for Quality of Care Research, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mihaela S Stefan, Baystate Medical Center, 756 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01199, USA; mihaela.stefan{at}bhs.org
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Stefan MS, Rothberg MB, Priya A, et al
Association between β-blocker therapy and outcomes in patients hospitalised with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive lung disease with underlying ischaemic heart disease, heart failure or hypertension

Publication history

  • Received March 21, 2012
  • Accepted July 19, 2012
  • First published August 31, 2012.
Online issue publication 
October 25, 2012

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