beta-blocking agent

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On page 38, under "Hypertension," the last sentence should read, "Use of selective beta-blocking agents poses less cardiac risk; however, if the dental client takes nonselective beta-blocking drugs, vasoconstrictor concentrations should be limited to two or fewer cartridges of 1:100,000.
In patients without a history of cardiac failure, continued depression of the myocardium with beta-blocking agents over a period of time can, in some cases, lead to cardiac failure.
Following abrupt cessation of therapy with certain beta-blocking agents, exacerbations of angina pectoris and, in some cases, myocardial infarction have occurred.