“Time to let the dogma out: cardiac disease and the safety of beta-blockers in stimulant use disorder”
Dr. Tyler Wilson
Addiction Medicine Fellow, BC Centre on Substance Use
Tuesday, June 8
12pm – 1pm
- Review epidemiology, clinical features, natural history and management of cardiac complications related to stimulant use
- Explore the evidence behind the dogma that beta-blockers are unsafe in the setting of stimulant use due to the threat of unopposed alpha-receptor stimulation
- Propose an approach to safe prescribing of beta-blockers in the setting of active stimulant use
“What’s New in Addiction Medicine?” is a lunch-time series featuring local and international experts, clinicians, and researchers who will deliver the latest research and information on novel, evidence-based addiction medicine topics.
This free series is geared towards the needs and interests of individuals operating in a healthcare or research setting, however, the public and other interested stakeholders are welcome and encouraged to attend.
If you have any questions about event logistics, please contact Raman Jawanda at [email protected].