This Viva will test your knowledge of common β-blockers, and their pharmacology.
How would you classify β Blockers?
Subsequent questions explored knowledge of haemodynamic properties, receptor mediated
effects, esmolol pharmacokinetics and sotalol as an antiarythmic drug. Following which,
candidates were asked about the Pressure-Volume loop of the cardiac cycle and changes in
that loop following administration of esmolol and labetalol.