2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
1 Update on General Medicine
Chapter 3: Hypertension
In asymptomatic patients with hypertension and ventricular dysfunction, ACE inhibitors and β-blockers are recommended. In patients with symptomatic ventricular dysfunction or end-stage heart failure, ACE inhibitors, ARBs, aldosterone antagonists, loop diuretics, and β-blockers—especially carvedilol, bisoprolol, or nebivolol—are useful.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 1 - Update on General Medicine. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.