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Table 1, Chapter 17Summary table

Scope of the Problem Targeted by the PSP (Frequency/Severity)Strength of Evidence for Effectiveness of the PSPsEvidence or Potential for Harmful Unintended ConsequencesEstimate of CostImplementation Issues: How Much do We Know?/How Hard Is it?
Common/HighHigh evidence we know harms may equal or exceed benefitsHigh (death, stroke, hypotension and bradycardiaLowN/A

From: Chapter 17, Use of Beta Blockers To Prevent Perioperative Cardiac Events: Brief Update Review

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Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 211.

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