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Did you know there are two types of calcium channel blockers? One type mostly affects heart rate, while the other type mostly lowers blood pressure. To learn the difference between these two types so you’ll understand why certain CCBs are prescribed, hit play on this case study episode! You’ll learn:

  • How CCBs exert their mechanism of action
  • How CCBs treat hypertension, angina, and tachyarrhythmias
  • Overview of the two types of CCBs
  • Important things to monitor when your patient is taking one of these medications
  • Signs of CCB toxicity
  • Essential patient education


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