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January 13, 1940

The Heart-sounds in Normal and Pathological Conditions

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By Oscar Orias, M.D., Director of the Institute of Physiology, Cordoba (Argentine), and Eduardo Braun-Menéndez, M.D., Director of Cardiological Investigations in the Institute of Physiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Buenos Aires. Cloth. Price, $4.75. Pp. 258, with 128 illustrations. New York, Toronto & London: Oxford University Press, 1939.

JAMA. 1940;114(2):185. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810020089036

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Abstract

This is a translation of the volume published in Buenos Aires in 1937. As stated in a notice of the book in The Journal July 9, 1938, page 196, the authors record the result of thorough experimental and clinical studies of the mechanism of normal and pathologic heart sounds and their registration by phonocardiographic methods, particularly with the aid of electrical amplification. There are many excellent illustrations. The work will be helpful to those interested in the physiology and pathology of the heart. The appeal to the clinician will be more limited.

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