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Surveillance of Work-Related and Occupational Respiratory Disease
Survival with ORal D-sotalol. A trial that evaluated the effect of sotalol—a non-selective beta blocker and potassium channel blocker (a class III anti-arrhythmic)—therapy on the morbidity and mortality in patients with CHF
Conclusion Study stopped early when sotalol was linked to excess mortality .
SWORD Cardiology A trial–Survival With Oral d-Sotalol–that evaluated the efficacy of d-sotalol therapy on the M&M in Pts with CHF. See Heart failure, d-Sotalol.
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There is an element of beating swords into ploughshares
in other examples where bullets are extruded into wire, or handguns are frozen at the harmless blank cut-out stage of their manufacture.
Curiously, the famous BBC motto "Nation shall speak peace unto nation" was not originally a part of the coat of arms and is thought to have been inspired by the well-known Old Testament passage about beating swords into ploughshares
which continues: "Nation shall not lift up sword against nation,
Instead of running around in their hemp shirts and homemade sandals yelling slogans about beating swords into ploughshares
, the peaceniks actually dragged out previous quotes by our own military commanders.