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October 24, 1977

The Medical Management of Angina Pectoris

JAMA. 1977;238(17):1847-1848. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03280180051029

The availability of excellent short-acting and long-acting drugs for the treatment of angina pectoris needs to be emphasized. Properly used in conjunction with other measures such as the treatment of hypertension and a graded exercise routine, they provide, for most patients with angina, a tested therapeutic program that is remarkably effective, well-tolerated, appropriate for long-term outpatient use, and quite inexpensive.

(JAMA 238:1847-1848, 1977)